Some people with gastroenteritis develop a fever, one of the body's most effective ways of eradicating an infection. Though a fever can be a sign that the body is doing its job, if temperatures of above 102 degrees Fahrenheit persist for more than four days, medical attention is required. Fever can also lead to chills.
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