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If fever is such an important response of the immune system to fight fight infection why do hospitals give meds for them?

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Dr. Duane Gels
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: For comfort's sake

It's certainly not harmful to treat a fever; we do so mostly to make patients more comfortable.
Any benefits to fever are mild and theoretical. I suspect your provider was trying to convey the idea that fever itself is a normal response to infection. Fever itself does not always needed to be treated, unless it is very high (104 degrees).

In brief: For comfort's sake

It's certainly not harmful to treat a fever; we do so mostly to make patients more comfortable.
Any benefits to fever are mild and theoretical. I suspect your provider was trying to convey the idea that fever itself is a normal response to infection. Fever itself does not always needed to be treated, unless it is very high (104 degrees).
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