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Old 10-28-2003, 06:44 AM   #1
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Post Catching a fever

How exactly do you catch a fever? (not by hanging around someone who's sick)
Just curious.
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Old 12-08-2003, 05:50 AM   #2
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Re: Catching a fever

You don't really "catch" a fever. If you're sick, either with a viral or bacterial infection, your body's defense mechanisms kick in, and raise your body temperature (fever) to help your body fend off the illness you have.

 
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