Higher than normal body temperature is called fever. Fever indicates that something is wrong with the body. Normal body temperature varies from 97°F to 99°F. Temperature higher than 100.4°F is considered fever.
The additional symptoms along with rise in body temperature are:
Loss of appetite
Infections: viral and bacterial infections like malaria, typhoid, chicken pox etc
Inflammatory conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis
Immunization with vaccines like BCG, TT etc.
Chronic health conditions like Rheumatoid Arthritis, Seasonal Allergies, people with compromised immunity like in AIDS
Washing hands regularly especially before eating and after using toilets
Using sanitizer in public places
Avoid touching nose or mouth without washing hands
Carry bottled water while travelling
Always cover mouth while sneezing or coughing.
Medicines to increase immunity and treat the infection are prescribed.