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Do both viral and bacterial infections cause a fever?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Fever is your body's response to foreign invaders whether bacterial or viral.
A good high fever makes it harder for the infection to grow and spread in your body. Respect the fever.

In brief: Yes

Fever is your body's response to foreign invaders whether bacterial or viral.
A good high fever makes it harder for the infection to grow and spread in your body. Respect the fever.
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