Fever Accompanied By Palpitations In Children Aged 1 Year?
Tonight …. I want to ask my child, one year and seven months old, now there is a fever accompanied by a fast heart beat. I am afraid there are other diseases, what is the solution? thank you
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Fever is the body's response to the inflammation process that occurs in the human body system, so it is necessary to know which body system is experiencing interference and causes this fever. In general, fever is not a specific complaint that gives a description of certain diseases, because fever complaints can be caused by various disorders in the human body system, whether infant, child, or adult. With the accompanying complaints that follow the complaints of fever, it will help find out disruption of the process that may occur in the human body, such as nausea or diarrhea, will help find the presence of digestive disorders in children or in patients. Therefore, to find out the cause of fever in infants, whether due to airway disorders, digestive disorders, or urinary tract infections, it is necessary to do a direct examination to the pediatrician or family doctor.
In connection with your question, the presence of fever complaints in children, can cause a child's heart rate to increase and appear harder, this is the body's response from the heart to help supply energy and oxygen needs during a sick child. Therefore, as long as the heart rate is within a reasonable limit between 80-130 times per minute, this condition is still in reasonable condition, especially if the complaint is not accompanied by complaints of tightness and / or blue on the child's lips that indicate the existence of heart problems and respiratory problems.
For now, you can give the drug paracetamol syrup according to the dosage listed on the drug label for the initial treatment of fever. However, you should immediately consult a doctor as described above to find out the cause of fever experienced by your child. Thus, the doctor can provide examinations and treatments that are appropriate to your child's clinical condition.
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