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Will this make me more sick?

I have a fever so I'm in my room in shorts and the AC on. It feels great but it's cold out side so do you think this will make me more sick?

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Being sick is caused by bacteria and the only way to kill bacteria is by heat. This is why you get a fever and it's also why your body becomes super hot when you're sick. It's your body's own way of killing off all the bacteria. I wouldn't say to stay in a heated place or make yourself dehydrated. But every now and then at least try to make the environment slightly hotter. Maybe take a hot bath for a bit or drink some hot soup. Also, drink plenty of Gatorade because since you'll be sweating from your body's heat, you'll need some salt and carbs too.

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uuumm what he said
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The only thing that kills bacteria is antibiotics, not heat. You get fever because your white cells gather together to fight the bacteria.
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That makes no sense. The reason why we have to cook eggs is because it kills all the bacteria in the eggs. That's why it's bad to eat raw cookie dough. Because the bacteria in the egg can make you sick. And then you cook the cookie dough to make cookies and you're adding heat to kill the bacteria in the egg. Seriously, do you even think before you say anything? Wow, I guess I might as well add antibiotics to my eggs the next time I eat them.
And seriously your white cells gathering together to fight the bacteria? That still doesn't explain anything. Really, look your information up again. You need to do a little more research.
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no i think you will be fine it sounds like it will bring down your fever

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You probably have a fever and so it feels good to be in a cool environment. Take an aspirin and it should cure the fever. If you feel very sick, you would probably need to see a doctor.

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Idk doesn't sound like a good idea

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Tylenol should help reduce fever I've always been told you should try to stay warm when sick
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Orroco

if you are sweating, yes---------also, get better soon!! GBS

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It should be fine. Doesn't sound like anything that would make it worse.

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beefy

nope

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No... Cold air will NOT make you sick. Even if you were soaking wet... cold air will not make you sick.
If you have a fever and the AC and being in shorts is making you feel comfortable then you are doing the right thing. Fevers are good things... It is your body heating up trying to burn off the bug inside you. Sometimes fevers are uncomfortable. Cooling off makes you feel better.
You are fine.

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Nope ur fine I do that too when I'm sick!

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icic6772

Aww I'm sorry!! You should probably try to bundle up though.

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Ok....
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icic6772
:) get well soon!!
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