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High fever and permanent damage?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 18, 2006
  • 10:52 AM

Can a high fever in a child cause permanent damage that's not discovered until they're an adult?

I had a high fever as a child (107.6F, with a peak of 107.9) due to a kidney infection. Is it possible that this caused heart damage, or damage to my kidneys?

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