Rachel Nall
March 31 2020

A fever is a part of the body’s protective response to illness. When certain pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses, enter the body, the immune system signals the body to increase its temperature in an attempt to destroy them.

However, severe illness can cause the mechanisms that maintain a normal body temperature to go awry, and the results can lead to extremely high temperatures that can be life-threatening.
This article will discuss how a fever affects an adult’s body and when it is cause for concern.


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