Handling A High Fever Accompanied By A Cold In Infants?
, my baby has 13 months of colds since Friday afternoon. Initially only snot accompanied by a mild fever, which is getting worse and worse. Last night it was difficult to sleep and all day it was hot to 40 u0026deg; After going to the doctor and given a cold medicine, fever, antibiotics, but the medicine only reacts as follows, compressed warm water too, but the temperature is 39 u0026deg; Please alert, why this condition needs to be taken to the hospital?
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A fever condition is a condition that can be caused by an inflammation, infection, lack of fluids. Where it can be experienced by various ages. Some things that are a sign of the gravity of the fever are
Fever is accompanied by seizures
Fever with dehydration conditions such as children can not enter the liquid
Fever accompanied by shortness of breath appear
Children appear to have decreased consciousness
Fever more than 40 degrees centigrade
Fever does not improve by giving fever-lowering drugs every 4 hours
Some ways to treat a fever
Paracetamol can be given every 4 hours and pay attention to the dose of 10 mg per kg of your child
Warm compresses on the head area and body folds
Avoid being close to other people who are sick too
Increase the liquid
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