Written by Pradeep
We all have had a fever once in our life, no matter how healthy a person is. Fever is nothing but a rise in the body temperature from its normal range, usually a normal body temperature is 98.6 F. Similar to coughing, fever is also a part of body’s self healing mechanism. When body temperature rises it is capable of destroying disease producing organism therefore, low fevers should be left untreated. Also it is an indication to the human body that something is not going good within a body. If your child’s forehead feel hot than usual, it may be true that he is suffering from fever. Take a temperature reading, and notice the behavioural pattern of the child – if he is normal, it will pass and is not a cause of alarm. However, if the baby is younger than 3 months, you need medical advice.
The very common symptom of fever is weakness with high temperature but the additional symptoms are mentioned below
MEDICAL REMEDIES AND WHEN TO BE CONCERNED
If the baby is younger than 3 months, the doctor would ask you to bring her so as she can diagnose her. Never administer any medications on your own for a young baby. A baby above 3 or 6 months would generally be prescribed a children’s medicine to make the fever go off. The doctor can also advise waiting for 24 hours before checking on he baby since fever is usually the first indication of something that might be bothering the baby.
If the child is pretty normal and is taking in fluids, we’d suggest not to worry and offer him plenty of breast milk or formula and other fluids to avoid dehydration. Avoid going the old way of making the child wear layers of clothing.
The best home remedy for almost 70% of common illness is rest but still for the faster recovery a person should follow the home remedies which are not at all complicated and are easy to follow
A high fever in a body should be a concern for children and aged people but, it should not be a concern for adults among themselves. Though its not a life threatening illness but still it may make your body quite fragile and weak.
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