High Fever For 5 Days Accompanied By Cough Colds In Children?
Good morning, want to ask My son’s body heat went up and down for 5 days from last Thursday. In Cough and runny nose. But my child is still active as usual playing and others. It’s just that the appetite has started to decrease. But on this 5th day my child was very hot again, and made my child fussy and wanted to sleep all the time. How is the doctor’s response ?? Thank you
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The body of a child who is experiencing growth and development is susceptible to interference from outside. No wonder he is more often sick, especially because his immunity has not been formed properly. Demand has become one of the most common health problems.
People who have high fever or very high, will feel:
Confusion Severe sleepiness Easily angry / fussy Basics Seizures, every child who has a fever above 38 degrees Celsius and lasts for more than 72 hours should be treated immediately. Mothers must know other symptoms that also occur along with fever in children. Different symptoms that accompany, also different diagnoses of the disease for fever experienced.
Cold cough or cold nose, generally caused by viruses or bacteria that infect the nose and throat. it is possible that your child's fever is due to a cold cough but it can also be due to other causes because your child's fever does not go down such as dengue fever or typhoid fever (typhus).
you should immediately bring the child to the doctor to memaatkan cause of children who do not go down especially more than 3 days. so the doctor can carry out the examination directly with a physical examination and additional checks such as blood checks, photographs rongen, ultrasound, etc. so the doctor can provide treatment according to the cause.
There are several things you can do
warm compresses forehead and between your child's armpits give your child plenty of fluids such as breast milk and water so that the child does not dehydrate the child blanket with a thin cloth and open the window so that air circulation is smoother and the room temperature feels cooler. Panatu continues your child's fever by measuring using a thermometer if the child's fever is very high and the presence of seizures immediately take it to the nearest emergency room especially if your child looks so weak. You can also read the article a simple way to relieve a child's cold cough
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