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A 21-year-old female asked:

What is the reason for not having fever since last 8 yrs but i do get infections?

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Dr. Sylvie Stacy
Preventive Medicine 11 years experience
This is Common: There are actually many types of infections that usually occur without a fever. A common cold, for example, typically doesn't lead to a fever. Your body's reaction to an infectious agent depends on your immune system, your health, the type of infection, and location of the infection. Often times, our bodies can effectively fight off infections without changing the body's temperature.
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