What Is a Fever Caused by Virus?

Q:
What is a fever caused by virus?

A:
A fever caused by virus is called viral fever.

Viral fever refers to a broad spectrum of conditions where viral infections are associated with elevations of body temperature, usually characterized by an increase in normal body temperature. The term encompasses a wide variety of viral infections, some of which can be clearly identified by their symptoms and signs. These viral infections may show generalised symptoms, but may target specific organs. It is quite common in children and old people due to lowered immunity.

People suffering from these infections also experience body aches, skin rashes and headache. However, medications are available to treat viral fever, in some cases home remedies also help you out in dealing with the condition.

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