Do You Need To See A Doctor If The Fever Has Gone Down After Taking Paracetamol?
good evening doctor, I want to ask, I was around half past 7 I had a fever. when I measure with a thermometer that I have (digital) the temperature of my left armpeck is 39 degrees and the right armpeck is 39.5 degrees. then I eat and after that I take paracetamol. currently my body temperature is 37.9-38 degrees. my question is do I have to go to the doctor the next day or just take paracetamol? thank you doctor
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A fever condition is an increase in body temperature of more than 37.5 degrees Celsius which is usually a marker of the occurrence of a body condition such as
Lack of fluid Infection Infection Disorders of the body's hormonal function This is if it lasts for 3 days and is not accompanied by danger signs such as stiffness in the neck, convulsions, loss of consciousness, weakness of one side, it can be treated first with drugs such as
Paracetamol can be taken with a maximum dose every 4 hours. Compress with a warm towel. Increase the fluid to about 2 liters per day. Food is energized. However, if there are signs of emergencies, you should immediately go to the hospital.
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