Causes Of High Fever In Children Accompanied By Constipation?

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My 3 year old son had a high fever for 2 days and the fever went away on the 3rd day, he was checked by the midwife, he was given demacolin and concoction drugs. On the 3rd day, my child experienced continuous excessive sweating, difficulty eating, sometimes stomach pain, constipation since 1 day fever, looks weak and wants to sleep, but there are no red spots on the body, now I give 1 teaspoon of habooster. Do you think my child is sick?

1 Answer:

Hi Siti,

Thanks for the question. You need to know beforehand that midwives do not have the authority to examine and give drugs to someone and this violates their profession and knowledge as a midwife.

Fever can happen to anyone from children to adults. A person is said to have a fever if his body temperature reaches above 37.5 degrees Celsius. The causes of fever are very diverse, usually caused by diseases related to infections in the body. Fever may be accompanied by other symptoms such as cough, runny nose, headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. constipation, reddish rash appears, discharge from the ear, decreased appetite, and others. Body sweats also often appear when someone has a fever and this is normal because sweating is one of the body's mechanisms to regulate body temperature to match the temperature of the surrounding environment (in other words, lowering the body temperature of someone who has a fever). Here are some diseases that can cause fever:

upper respiratory tract infection ear infection dental infection lung infection: pneumonia, tuberculosis, measles, chickenpox, hemorrhagic fever, typhoid, etc. To determine the cause of your child's complaints, a doctor's examination is required. Please check your child at the doctor. The doctor will need to inquire further about your complaint and examine your child. If necessary, the doctor will suggest further examinations such as blood tests, X-rays, and others. From the results of this examination, the doctor will determine the next treatment. Do not delay consulting a doctor especially if your child becomes weak, inactive, and has a decreased appetite.

Also do the following suggestions:

wear thin clothes on your child so that body heat evaporates easily. Keep the child's body from being too hot or too cold. Apply compresses to your child's body using plain water to relieve fever. Give paracetamol if necessary to relieve fever. Monitor your child's body temperature regularly. use a thermometer, watch your child's food and drink intake, avoid giving drugs without a doctor's recommendation. Hopefully this information is useful.

Dr. Aloisia

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