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Fiebre

(In English: Fever)

Es probable que hayas notado que, en ocasiones, cuando estás enfermo, sientes mucho calor y minutos más tarde estás muerto de frío. Y como si esto no fuera lo suficientemente extraño, los adultos insisten en tocarte la cara y la frente todo el tiempo. Cuando te ocurre esto, lo más seguro es que tengas fiebre. Cuando tienes fiebre, tu cuerpo se calienta más de lo normal por dentro. ¡Esto puede indicar que tu cuerpo ha sido invadido por gérmenes! Cuando los gérmenes entran en tu cuerpo, éste trata de eliminarlos subiendo la temperatura. ¡Por lo tanto, la fiebre indica que tu cuerpo está intentando curarse!

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