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What is a viral infection that causes high fever.Should a person worry ?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine
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In brief: Many

Lots of viruses can cause a high fever - influenza (flu) is one of them. Colds can cause fevers too.
So can the "stomach flu" - which are often viruses. Having a fever or the number that it reaches isn't in and of itself a cause for concern. Doctors are more concerned with why a fever is happening.

In brief: Many

Lots of viruses can cause a high fever - influenza (flu) is one of them. Colds can cause fevers too.
So can the "stomach flu" - which are often viruses. Having a fever or the number that it reaches isn't in and of itself a cause for concern. Doctors are more concerned with why a fever is happening.
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