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How to you treat chills?
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In brief: Treat the fever
Usually chills are a result of a fever .
This fever is usually greater than 100.4 to 101. Although you can often treat chills by treating a fever it is important not to ignore that a high fever can indicate severe illness. During illnesses that are associated with high fevers it is also important to maintain hydration. Always see your doctor if a fever lasts more than 4 days. There are other cause.

In brief: Treat the fever
Usually chills are a result of a fever .
This fever is usually greater than 100.4 to 101. Although you can often treat chills by treating a fever it is important not to ignore that a high fever can indicate severe illness. During illnesses that are associated with high fevers it is also important to maintain hydration. Always see your doctor if a fever lasts more than 4 days. There are other cause.
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