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 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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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 »
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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 »
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I sweat a lot..and it's kinda embarrising sometimes..do 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 »
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Why do you get the chills when you have a fever?

A part of your brain, called the hypothalamus does for your body what a thermostat does for your house -- it controls the temperature. When you are sick, the hypothalamus may decide that to fight t... Read More »
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