Fever (which can accompany chills) is the body's natural response to a variety of conditions, such as infection. If the fever is mild (102 degrees Fahrenheit or less) with no side effects, no professional treatment is required. Drink lots of fluids and get plenty of rest.
Evaporation cools the skin and thereby reduces body temperature. Sponging with comfortably warm water (about 70 degrees Fahrenheit) may help in reducing a fever. Cold water, however,...Read more
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Full Question: I have bipolar1 and have noticed that there are temperature drops and spikes. During spikes in temperature i get sever... Read more »
Everyone runs a high temperature after a surgery. It is part of the body's normal healing response. But infections after surgery can also cause a... Read more »
Knee joint replacements heat up under certain conditions. In this study Dr. J. W. Pritchett from the University of Washington (Seattle) explores how... Read more »