Red Ear Spots After A Week Fever?
Good afternoon Dokc … I want to ask .. I have a baby child umr 14 months … already almost a week … sick heat … now the national health has gone down … but I see my kid’s ear there are red spots … is that a danger ? Long, thank you
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If the red spots do not appear in other areas of the body such as the face, behind the ears, neck and body, the condition is still not serious, in the sense that these red spots can be the effect of a high fever that appears. However, if there are spots on almost the entire body then it is likely that it is measles or rubella or even roseola. Where generally begins with high fever, accompanied by colds, dry cough, red and runny meta, etc.
Of course, to ensure that this is just a normal fever or a fever leading to a serious illness, you should consult directly with your doctor. Because it is difficult for us to ascertain the patient's condition properly and correctly without doing direct examination.
Basically, fever is a condition where as a sign of an infection that enters the body, either due to bacterial, parasitic or viral infections. So it is necessary to find the true underlying cause in order to provide appropriate treatment so that fever and other symptoms can gradually improve. While what can be done at home is to maintain daily fluid intake in sufficient conditions so as not to become dehydrated and not have a high enough fever, besides giving food that he can digest in this sick condition as a source of energy for the body in the process of healing, choose clothes that are can absorb sweat well and not withstand body heat so that when he has a fever the heat in the body can be circulated from the pores of the skin out of the body properly. Give temporary heat medication at home when he has a fever such as paracetamol syrup in accordance with the procedures for use listed. We strongly recommend doing further treatment in the form of a consultation and bringing a small check up to the doctor or pediatrician. Thus our explanation, may be useful.