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• FEVER TREATMENT GUIDE (CAUSES,SYMPTOMS,TREATMENT)

FEVER TREATMENT GUIDE (CAUSES,SYMPTOMS,TREATMENT)fever treatment and alert signs aymptoms treatment

  • (CAUSES,SYMPTOMS,TREATMENT)

Show an abnormal process in the body

  • Fever is a symptom and not disease
  • Also called ‘pyrexia’

 

  • Low fever:98.80F to 100.80F stages
  • Mild to moderate:1010F to 1030F
  • High fever:1040F Range
    (Normal fever temperature is-370C or 98.60F)

CAUSES           When hot weather

  •                 Childhood immunization

viral infection/ Bacterial/

  •                  Spending much time in sun
  •                     Allergy Creat causes medication / food etc

  SYMPTOMS

  • Hot flushed face
  • Lack of interest in food
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Head and body ache
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea

High fevermaybe associated with –

  • Delirium
  • Convulsion

   TREATRMENT

  • Monitor temperature using a thermometer
  • Remove the excess clothing
  • Keep the person in a cool place
  • Give a sponge bath in luke warm water
  • Give plenty of fluids
  • Give prescribed doses of acetaminophen /paracetamol
  • Do not give aspirin to a person with fever
  • Do not wrap the person in blankets / warm clothing

Consult a Doctor in case of –

  • Irregular breathing
  • Stiff neck
  • Confusion
  • Rashes
  • Persistent sore throat
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Painful urination
  • Convulsions
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