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A 49-year-old member asked:

Hey docs, what i want to know is if i take a fever reducer, am i hindering my body's ability to fight off the flu?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Many would say: yes. This because the fever may help to kill the organism causing the infection. However, high fever - can be dangerour to the person & should be treated.

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