Home » Interesting Questions » Physics of Fever !

Subscribe to this site by email

Loading

Physics of Fever !

Meera Madhu asks:

“when we have fever we feel cold but sb who touches us feel our body temp why???????”

Ans:

Human body always tries to maintain a constant temperature. When we have fever, the body temperature will be more than normal which makes us feel that the surrounding is cold. When some body touches us, he feels that our body is hotter because his body is at a lower temperature than ours.

We feel chilled in cold climate not because our body temperature is low, but because the atmospheric temperature is low.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Hits so far @ AskPhysics

  • 2,241,039 hits

Subscribe to AskPhysics via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,336 other subscribers

October 2020
M T W T F S S
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Schrodinger’s Cat in Daily Life

%d bloggers like this: