Why do you sweat when you have fever?

Answer The body tries to maintain the core temperature by losing some heat in the form of sweat.

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Safe to "sweat a fever"?

Actually, sweating is the body's way of cooling itself down. The moisture from the sweat is cooling. When a person has a high fever and doesn't sweat, that can lead to problems. The same is true fo... Read More »

Why do you sweat so much when you break a fever, is it normal?

One of the functions of the hypothalamus is to be the body's thermostat. When we have a widespread infection certain chemicals from bacteria, such as LPS from the cell wall, and certain chemicals f... Read More »

I sweat a lot..and it's kinda embarrising you have any tips how to reduce sweat?

i had the same problem but heres what you can do. First go to your doctor and ask about Drysol. Its this prescription oil for your armpits that stops the sweating. You apply it once every 4-5 days ... Read More »

Do house plants sweat, if yes what makes them sweat?

MASTER GARDENER TO THE RESCUE! sweating plants?? why not? mine work up a sweat every time i make them weed their garden. just kidding. garden sweat on answering this question. no, ... Read More »