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How likely is a 106-106.8 fever to cause brain damage if maintained around a week?

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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Brain damage

Fevers in the range of 106 are dangerous for many reasons, if lasting a week or more then yes there can be a risk of brain damage.

In brief: Brain damage

Fevers in the range of 106 are dangerous for many reasons, if lasting a week or more then yes there can be a risk of brain damage.
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Dr. Steven Giannotta
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very

A temperature that high is incompatible with life.
You must mean 100.6. In an adult that shouldn't cause brain damage.

In brief: Very

A temperature that high is incompatible with life.
You must mean 100.6. In an adult that shouldn't cause brain damage.
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