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Q: How many organs are there in the human body, and how many are considered "vital?"
A: It's widely believed that there are 79 organs, though there is some debate about what constitutes an "organ." Definitions vary. Five are considered vital and essential to survival: brain, heart, kidneys, liver and lungs.
There is no persuasive empirical evidence that babies get fevers when they teethe, which is almost invariably the immune response to an infection. If a baby is feverish and unresponsive to standard treatment, see a pediatrician immediately.
"Here am I, dying of a hundred good symptoms."
--English poet and writer Alexander Pope, (1688-1744)Copyright 2018 Creators Syndicate Inc.