Overcoming Fever In Children Accompanied By Shortness Of Breath?
This afternoon my child was 3 years old, soaking in water. Then I bathe him, he does not want to take a shower, but I still bathe him even though he keeps crying. Well after bathing the child shivered with cold, then I gave him cold water to drink. The child continues to cry and the body is very hot. Then given his mother’s paracetamol and the heat has gone down and the child fell asleep. At night, the child returns to a high fever and has difficulty breathing (not a cold), his breathing is rather short. Tomorrow morning I want to take it to the health center, but I’m worried amid the spread of the corona virus. What should we do?
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To determine fever or not should use a temperature measuring device in the form of a thermometer. Normal body temperature is in the range of 36.5-37.5 degrees Celsius. Fever can be a single symptom or accompanied by other symptoms such as stones, colds, shortness of breath, painful swallowing, and so on. Because fever is a symptom and not a disease, of course several possibilities can underlie this complaint. Also related to your question about fever with the onset of Corona virus infection that is spreading at this time you can read in full here.
For now you can do:
Give your child healthy and nutritious food and multiply vegetables and fruit Give children enough to drink at least 8 glasses per day Make sure the child is getting enough rest Teach children to exercise regularly If the child has a fever, give Paracetamol and help compress with plain water Avoid children from exposure to cigarette smoke may be useful