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    Tan Elaine is offline Key Member
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    Default has had / has been having fever

    1. David has been having fever for the past two days.
    2. David has had fever for the past two days.

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    Default Re: has had / has been having fever

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    I'd go for #2, with an 'a' added before 'fever'.
    "David has had a fever for the past two days."

    I don't know if #1 is wrong grammatically but it sounds excessively verbose, and I don't think I'd ever find myself expressing it that way.

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