Fever in children Nearly every child will develop a fever at some point. The challenge for parents is to know when to be concerned. This topic review will discuss the definition of a fever, how to accurately measure a child's temperature, how and when to treat fever, and signs and symptoms that require further evaluation.
Causes of Fever Fever is part of our bodies' defense mechanism. When we are fighting an infection, our body temperature rises, but why? Read on to find out the answer to this and more about fever.
Fever In Children Your child's fever might alarm you, but it rarely indicates a serious health danger. In fact, fever signals that the immune system is at work protecting the body from infection.
FEVER IN CHILDREN What Can You Do For Fever? Dress your child lightly and do not overheat the room your child is in. Make sure that you prevent dehydration by providing plenty of liquids. Sponge baths using room temperature water might make your child more comfortable.
Fever in Children Fears and Facts Parents can worry when their child has a fever. Here is information on what fever is, managing it at home, and knowing when to call or see a physician.
First Aid - Fever If the fever is high or prolonged. A temperature of 103 degrees in a child must be treated immediately.
Typhoid Fever Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract and occasionally the bloodstream.