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Is a fever a defense mechanism for the human body. What will happen if a fever is allowed to run high?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

Many feel that fever is beneficial, although unproven.
Fevers of 105 and above have the potential to damage brain tissue, or can compromise the cardiovascular system in patients who have underlying cardiac issues.

In brief: Yes

Many feel that fever is beneficial, although unproven.
Fevers of 105 and above have the potential to damage brain tissue, or can compromise the cardiovascular system in patients who have underlying cardiac issues.
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