Fever And Swollen Feet In Children?
my child is 6 years old. Fever goes up and down 37 to 40 at night, especially after 4 days accompanied by swollen feet after waking up.
Fever is a common thing, and fever is a body's response to an infection or inflammation. From the situation that your child is experiencing, fever accompanied by swollen feet may be caused by an infection in the skin tissue of the foot area.
Skin tissue infections such as abscesses can occur in children or adults. Abscesses can occur in various parts of the body including the legs. Abscesses are caused due to bacterial infection. Abscesses in children, usually can cause fever, children appear in pain in the area of the foot, reddish lumps appear in the area of the foot, and in advanced circumstances the infection can develop very severe and cause the entire leg to appear swollen. Abscesses require treatment using certain antibiotics, and it may also require cleaning the abscess if necessary.
But other than that, your child's condition can also be caused by other causes such as:
non-specific lymph node infection in the inguinal area
therefore, to ascertain the cause of your child's condition, it is recommended that you consult your child directly to a pediatrician, so that the doctor can examine your child's condition further.
avoid giving just any medicine. You can compress the child with room temperature water in the armpit or forehead area. give a fever-lowering medication as recommended on the package. check the child immediately to the doctor.
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