fever phobia

fever phobia

A popular term for the response of parents to childhood fever, which may result in inappropriate overmanagement with antipyretics. See Fever.
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Fever phobia revisited: have parental misconceptions about fever changed in 20 years?
She said: "Fever is the number one reason why people call the doctor as there is a lot of fever phobia out there.