Why does our temperature rise when sick

Fever actually helps us to fight off sickness

The first thing your doctor will do when you don’t feel well is to check your temperature either with a thermometer or the back of his hand. He is trying to find out whether you have a fever. Your body has an average temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit when it is healthy. Some diseases make this temperature rise and we call this high temperature fever. Fever actually helps us to…

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