How To Deal With High Fever In The Body?
Good morning, r n r nPlease help, my mother experienced heat in her high core at 11 noon until evening. How to deal with this very high core body heat … thx …
Hi Emi .. Thank you for the question.
Fever is a reaction of the body when the body is fighting bacteria, viruses, or parasites. It is said to have a fever if the body temperature is higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius. The causes of fever are diverse, fever itself is one of the symptoms that arise from an illness. Therefore what needs to be found out is the cause of the fever. Some causes of fever include:
Bacterial or viral infections, for example: pharyngitis / strep throat, pneumonia / lung infection, urinary tract infections, typhus, meningitis / inflammation of the protective membrane of the brain,
Hyperthyroid / overactive thyroid gland
Take medications such as antihypertensives, antibiotics, antidepressants
Fever can also be accompanied by other complaints such as headaches, weakness, diarrhea, sore throat, vomiting, seizures. If your mother's fever is very high, body weakness, food and drink intake decreases, neck stiffness, seizures then it is better to consult a doctor immediately. So the doctor can do a direct physical examination and can be followed by a blood check, urine check, lung x-rays, abdominal ultrasound, and others in accordance with the results of the physical examination. While what can be done are:
Consume enough water because when a fever the body loses a lot of fluids
Eat nutritious foods and avoid fatigue
To reduce fever, you can take paracetamol according to the dosage and apply compresses
May be useful