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Hey, i was just wondering, i have a fever and i feel really uncomfortable and hot, therefore should i take a cold shower to lower the body's temperatu?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Take acetaminophen: Easier to take a Tylenol or generic name acetaminophen. It will keep the fever down for 4-6 hours A shower feels good but messier and wont last 4-6 hours. Suggest a ice pack to head for a few minutes if you need a cold sensation. But this gets drippy too . Try to get to a Doctor to find out where the infection is coming from that is causing the fever.

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Last updated Dec 24, 2017

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