Flu In Infants Aged 41 Days?
Sir, good morning … My child is now 41 days … I want brtnya. If a child has the flu, what is the solution if you can’t take medicine?
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Flu is a disease caused by influenza virus infection. Generally this virus attacks the human respiratory tract, is self-limiting (can heal / heal itself), and can subside in a relatively short time (several days to weeks). Symptoms that can be experienced by someone suffering from flu include fever, headache, the baby looks more fussy, coughing, aches, decreased appetite, accompanied by inflammation of the respiratory tract.
Flu treatment is generally not necessary to consume antibiotics, but treatment can be given in accordance with the symptoms to relieve symptoms experienced such as fever, pain, so that they can work as usual. It should be noted that the ability to eat and drink by children, the condition of fluid needs must be met in order to avoid dehydration. Fever-reducing drugs such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be given in accordance with the dosage, it is better for children to be controlled by pediatricians related to the examination and management with optimal and adequate doses to deal with your child's condition.
At the age of children up to 6 months, it is advisable to keep trying to give exclusive breastfeeding (only giving breast milk without any other additives), in the provision of nutrition to infants up to 6 months of age ASI has the most optimal component for infant development and growth. But under certain conditions unable to provide breast milk, formula milk can be considered as an alternative. The choice of formula milk depends on the needs and suitability of consumption of formula milk for your baby. Generally can provide formula milk based on cow's milk, avoid milk based on soy milk except after consulting with a pediatrician. The following is information about the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding which can be accessed at this link.
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