Causes Fever In Children And Red Spots Appear Accompanied By Joint Pain?
I want to ask, my brother had a fever a few weeks ago and there were red spots on the body and pain in the joints that caused difficulty walking, and now his stomach feels hot and his heart is pounding, please explain. actually what happened to my sister. my sister is 12 years old. and what sort of treatment and treatment is appropriate.
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Many illnesses can occur in your younger sibling, one of which is scarletina fever. Namely, fever caused by streptococcus bacterial infection. Bacteria are transmitted by coughing or sneezing. The bacteria will initially attack the throat, causing inflammation of the throat and tonsils. Furthermore, the bacteria will spread throughout the body causing fever. Bacteria will produce toxins or poisons that cause rashes on the skin and tongue, which are reddish rashes. In addition, the toxin can also attack the joints and heart, causing symptoms of joint pain and palpitations. These conditions can cause rheumatoid arthritis and rheumatic heart disease.
This infection cannot be ignored. Because complications that can occur can be severe. For this reason, consult with your pediatrician. The doctor will conduct a medical question and answer and thorough physical examination. This is to ascertain whether your younger sibling has this disease. Or just having a common cold that you don't need to worry about. Besides that, there are other diseases that can appear with almost the same symptoms, such as DHF and morbilli or measles. So it is very necessary for the doctor's examination to distinguish. If necessary, the doctor will conduct blood laboratory investigations and special cardiac investigations, such as an echocardiogram. Appropriate treatment is treatment that is appropriate to the cause.
In the meantime, you can ease the symptoms your sister feels by giving her fever-reducing drugs, such as paracetamol. Compress also sister with warm compresses on the forehead, neck and armpits. Give your sister to drink lots of water, especially warm water. Give your sister a mask and don't take turns drinking and eating until healed to prevent transmission. Teach sister, if coughing or sneezing, shut your mouth with your upper sleeve in your inner shirt.
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