Ever notice how when you have a fever you feel hot and sweaty? That’s because a fever is a temporary increase in your body temperature, usually the result of an illness or virus. A fever is generally considered to be a temperature reading above 98.6° F. A fever is your body’s way of telling you that something out of the ordinary is going on inside you. You may experience a high fever or a low grade or mild fever. The good news is that a fever seems to play a key role in helping your body fight off infections. Read on to learn more about what causes a fever and how to treat it.
COLD & FLU
Symptoms 101: Fever with your Cold or Flu
Find out what's causing your fever when you have cold or flu.
What is a fever?
What causes a fever?
How long does a fever last?
What does a fever feel like?
How can I treat a fever associated with cold or flu?
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