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    fever and tempature

    What are the differences between :

    She has a temperature.

    She has a fever.


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    Re: fever and tempature

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    What are the differences between :

    She has a temperature.

    She has a fever.


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    Everyone has a temperature, but not everyone has a fever.
    Colloquially, people might say, "She has a temperature" meaning "She has an elevated termperature", and this would normally be understood. But 'fever' is better, for obvious reasons.

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