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Stress cause fever

05/12/2008

Question:

does stress caus a low grade fever . My daughter get a low fever every time test time comes around in school . is this possible ?

Answer:

The answer depends in part to what her temperature actually is.  Please see the following link for some additional information.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003090.htm

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Response by:

Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati