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Thermometer says I'm fine, I still feel cold, Is that normal

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About one day ago, I started having a fever. No problems urinating, coughing, having diarrhea or a sore throat. Just that "fever feeling". My doctor told me to take Paracetamol every 8 hours. I took one pill this morning at around 11:30 am, my fever broke a bit. It's about 20:00pm now, and even though my Thermometer says I'm fine ( with about 97 Fharenheit and 36 Celsius ) I still feel cold. Is that normal?
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replied February 22nd, 2012
Hello and welcome to e health forum.

The feeling of warmth in the body is due to presence of inflammation and a ongoing immune response to any form of infection in the body.

You need not worry about it.

Try to relax and take adequate rest. Continue to take the paracetamol (Acetaminophen) tablets as mentioned by your doctor for 2-3 days, until you feel completely fine.




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