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When a Fever is Dangerous and When it’s Not

A fever itself is not an illness. It is actually a warning sign of an underlying illness that’s usually an infection. Find out more about it here. Elevated temperature, pyrexia, and hyperthermia — all these are terms for fever. It occurs when the temperature of the body is higher than usual, and is actually helpful for fighting off various kinds of illnesses. It is typically … [Read more...]