Swollen Gums Accompanied By Fever In Children Aged 3 Years?
Aslkm my child 3 years 5 mth. Saturday hot afternoon body temperaturex, 39 ° C, until the day I was a week when I was puskesmas, paracetamol, because I was worried I would continue blood tests to Rscm, the results were normal platelets, and dbd tests were negative. anti-nausea drugs, cough medicines for colds and vit supplements. recommend that given a lot of fluids .. drinking water / milk.After paracetamol, heat decreases, tpi km rises again.Tp heat rises down, cm head and body, legs no … Tuesday and Wednesday normal body temperature 37, 4 ° c. The child starts playing as usual. But Wednesday night MLM at 11 am I go up again, I’m still paracetamol. thank god down. body temperature 37, 4 ° c. i see in the oral cavityx the gums in the lower right molars are rather swollen. Is that what causes fever.? so I was worried, because in my area again, the group was active.
waalaikumussalam. hello mom .. thanks for the question ..
fever is a symptom of the body's response / reaction to the infection process that occurs in the body or due to other underlying causes. This bodily reaction also includes the response of the immune system that is fighting the cause or infection. it is said to have a fever, which is if an examination of body temperature shows the number reaching or more than 38 degrees Celsius. in accordance with the case of the mother, the child's mother has a fever up and down for about 5 days and down with fever-lowering drugs. this may be caused by the response of the infection process to the molars of the molars that have experienced swelling. swelling of the gums is usually accompanied by redness and pain in the infected gums and gums around it, causing fever and the child feels restless / uncomfortable. However, in this case other causes of infection also need to be considered / watch out for, seen from the information of the mother that in the mother's area there is a DBE disease occurring. dengue hemorrhagic fever (dbd) is a disease caused by dengue virus infection through mosquito bites. symptoms that arise in the form of fever that lasts for approximately 10 days, fever is high fever up to 40 degrees centigrade, nausea, vomiting, headache and pain in the joints, muscles, and bones, swollen lymph nodes, reddish rash or until experiencing bleeding like nosebleeds or bleeding gums.
in this case, blood tests / tests have also been carried out previously and stated negative dbd. but it does not hurt if you do a blood test again and of course you have to check your child first to a pediatrician so that the doctor can do a physical examination, determine a repeat blood test if necessary, and other tests that support and do not forget to notify the child's swollen gums you to be examined and can be determined whether you need to consult a dentist or not and the doctor can provide appropriate treatment for your child's fever complaints. things you need to do now at home is to maintain the cleanliness of the child and the child's environment (including washing hands properly), direct to drink lots of water and consume fruits and healthy foods, teach children to regularly brush their teeth after eating and before going to bed, vaccinate children routinely according to schedule, dbd prevention by eradicating mosquito nests.
so, hopefully can help.