Fever In Children Aged 2 Years 1 Month?
Good afternoon … I want to ask … How do you compress a new child … And does room temperature affect body temperature when you have a fever …?
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Basically, fever is a reaction to infection or inflammation that occurs in the body. An increase in body temperature during a fever can facilitate the body's immune system to work better in fighting infections or getting rid of foreign substances that enter the body. Therefore, mild fever basically does not need to be lowered with medication. Providing fever medication can be recommended if the fever is high and the child feels very uncomfortable or very disturbed because of his fever.
Based on research, compressing is not proven effective in reducing fever. However, compressing does not cause certain negative effects as long as it is done correctly. Here are some things you need to consider if you want to compress a child:
Use compress water or warm water, DO NOT use cold water or alcohol Compress can be given in the armpit or groin You can also do a sponge bath, which is to soak a part of the child's body in warm water and wet the body with a sponge bath Room temperature also has no effect certain against fever. But when someone has a fever, the temperature of the surrounding environment will feel relatively cooler, therefore if a child who has a fever is in a cold room, the child may feel more cold or even shivering. Adjust the temperature of the room so that children feel more comfortable when the fever, not too hot, but also not too cold. Do not wear clothes that are too thick and too layered on children, but only wear thin clothes, and cover them with a thin blanket.
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