An increase in temperature to a range that is above normal. The body's temperature is usually increased in response to infections which can be bacterial or viral. Fever can be caused by fairly benign conditions such as a cold or by serious conditions such as meningitis. ...more »
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Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
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immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15 years.
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Definitions of Fever:
A rise in body temperature above the normal, often as a response to infection. [GO:jl]
- (Source - Diseases Database)
A rise in the temperature of the body; frequently a symptom of infection
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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