Fever Accompanied By Red Spots On The Face?
Hello, I want to ask I’m 19 years old and I have 3 days of fever. The fever has gone down just a lot of red spots on the face. Why is that?
Hello Raraalfa, Thank you for the question.
Does this red rash only appear on the face or also appear on other body parts? Fever occurs when a person's body temperature reaches 38 degrees Celsius or more if measured with a thermometer in the armpit. In general, fever is part of the body's defense response when there is an infection that attacks the body. Symptoms of fever are also usually accompanied by other symptoms such as sore throat, cough, runny nose, headache, joint and muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea / constipation, weakness, skin rash, and others. Fever followed by the appearance of a red rash can be caused by:
measles rubella measles Initial handling you can do is:
get enough rest for 7-9 hours every day multiply the consumption of water multiply the consumption of nutritious foods avoid contact or interaction with other people taking paracetamol according to the instructions for using the drug listed on the drug packaging to deal with fever You can consult a doctor for further examination so that the cause can be ascertained and appropriate treatment can be done. You are also advised to consult a doctor if high fever lasts more than 5 days, accompanied by bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums, bloody bowel movements, or urine mixed with blood), weakness, difficulty eating and drinking. The doctor may need to do a blood test before giving further treatment.
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