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Fever

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Vybz Kartel - Fever

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Dua Lipa & Angèle – Fever (Official Lyric Video)

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Dua Lipa & Angèle – Fever (Official Audio)

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WizKid - Fever (Official Video)

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Fever - Peggy Lee

Fever, also known as pyrexia and febrile response, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set point. There is not a single agreed-upon upper limit for normal temperature with sources using values between 37.2 and 38.3 °C in humans. The increase in set point triggers increased muscle contractions and causes a feeling of cold. This results in greater heat production and efforts to conserve heat. When the set point temperature returns to normal, a person feels hot, becomes flushed, and may begin to sweat. Rarely a fever may trigger a febrile seizure. This is more common in young children. Fevers do not typically go higher than 41 to 42 °C.
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