How To Deal With Fever In Infants Aged 9 Months?
how to reduce heat in infants, how accurate is that already brobat really heals then about 4 hours man my baby has a fever again and continues to increase its heat
Hello. Thank you for the question submitted to HealthReplies.com. We can understand the concern you feel.
Fever is a form of the body's physiological response to disease. In order to know the diagnosis of the disease that causes the fever, the doctor needs to evaluate the history of the disease through history taking. Therefore, there are a number of things regarding your complaint that we need to ask. Besides fever, are there other symptoms that occur in your child, for example: coughing, runny nose, tightness, red spots on the skin, red urine, defecation with liquid stool, etc.? Are around where you and your family live is the incidence of communicable diseases is increasing, for example: dengue fever? Do you live in an area where a lot of certain diseases occur, for example: malaria?
In general, the most common causes of fever lasting <2 weeks (acute fever) include:
Systemic infections, for example: viral infections, malaria, dengue fever, leptospirosis, typhoid fever
Focused organ infections, for example: upper respiratory tract infections, pneumonia (lung infection), urinary tract infections, gastrointestinal infections
To be able to overcome the fever completely, it is necessary to know the underlying disease that causes the symptoms of fever and given appropriate treatment to overcome it. Due to the variety of possible causes of fever, anamnesis and physical examination are needed by doctors to determine the cause of the disease. Thus, it is expected that the treatment given can be on target to overcome the causes of the disease and the accompanying symptoms. Therefore, you are advised to check your child again to the doctor or pediatrician who treats your child so that an evaluation of his condition can be evaluated after the medication is given.
As a recommendation for early treatment of fever at home, you are advised to increase fluid intake for children, both in the form of breast milk / milk and water. In addition, give your child nutritious complementary foods (MPASI) that are nutritionally balanced regularly. You are also advised to use medication from a doctor in accordance with the dose and time of administration prescribed.
Do not delay to return to the doctor if complaints of fever accompanied by seizures, bleeding gums, nosebleeds, vomiting blood, defecating with black stool / fresh red blooded, or red urine.
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