Fever Fluctuates In Children Aged 18 Months?
Afternoon, I have a toddler aged 18 months, he was from Saturday until now his fever fluctuates. Previously on 21st December he had a blood test and the results were positive for typhus, and I refused his child to be admitted to the hospital because of the month of November kmren also just returned from hospitalization because of a diagnosis of lack of blood (anemia). Now, are the types of recurrence recurring?
Hi Ittha .. Thank you for the question.
Fever is a response of the body when bacterial, viral, or parasitic infections occur in the body. Children are said to have a fever if the temperature of the body is more than 37.5 degrees Celsius. Fever is usually not the only symptom. Fever can also be accompanied by complaints of cough, runny nose, dizziness, respiratory problems, abdominal pain, the child becomes inactive, there is interference with bowel or bladder. Fever in children can occur because:
Respiratory tract infections, for example due to pharyngitis / laryngitis, tonsillitis / tonsils, pneumonia, pulmonary TB Gastrointestinal infections Urinary tract infections Typhoid dengue fever Given the many possible causes of fever then you should check your child to a pediatrician so that the doctor can do a physical examination physically directly and can be followed by a blood check, urine check, stool check to find out the cause of your complaint. especially if the fever is very high, accompanied by seizures, the child has a degree of febrile seizures, very headaches, the child becomes weak and the night drinks. It's also a good idea to keep giving naka a nutritious meal, drinking enough, to reduce a child's fever can give paracetamol according to the child's dose or compress.
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