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Fever in Children (cont.)

Fever in Children Causes

Causes of fever include the following:

  • Bacterial infections
  • Viral infections
  • Medications
  • Illicit drugs
  • Illnesses related to heat exposure
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/21/2014

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