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You have already checked the temperature of the child's forehead, the skin is hot and feels moist. Body temperature is increased. Probably your child has a fever. But what does it mean now? The answers to these and other questions about fever can be found here.

Fever is often the first sign that the body of your child is trying to fight a disease. You will then probably notice that the body temperature of your child is rising (the temperature range above 37.2 ° C is classified as a fever). This temperature rise - caused by chemical substances called “pyrogenes” help the body to kill infectious substances within the body of the child.

HOW DO YOU KNOW IT’S FEVER?


Usually the child will cry - especially when the child is too small to speak. Older children sometimes tell you that something is wrong or that they are feeling a discomfort. 

Symptoms may be very different depending on the cause of the fever, but there are some general signs that can be followed:
• Irritability and lethargy
• No appetite
• Nocturnal restlessness
• Chills
• Pallor with cold hands and feet; However, forehead, belly and back are hot
• Hot body and reddened skin
• Sudden vomiting

If your child shows any of the symptoms described above, you can check if it’s fever by simply checking the temperature with a thermometer. It is useful to re-check the temperature of the child 30 minutes after administration of a drug to determine whether the temperature is still rising or falling.

WHAT CAN CAUSE FEVER IN CHILDREN?

 

Fever is only a symptom of an underlying condition and usually not the disease itself. Therefore, it is not only important to do something about the fever (like giving your child an effective remedy like Brufen pediatric syrup), but also to find out the underlying condition at the pediatrician. In the following some of the most common causes of fever in infants and children are listed:
• Colds and flu
• Chickenpox
• Infections of the urinary tract or kidney
• Infected cuts or scrapes
• Inflammation of the mouth
• Vaccinations


TREATMENT OF FEVER IN CHILDREN
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FEVER IS OFTEN THE FIRST SIGN THAT THE BODY OF YOUR CHILD IS TRYING TO FIGHT A DISEASE

In most cases, fever just disappears after the infection was fought by the immune system. In order to make your child feel more comfortable, you will find below some methods that help to lower the fever: 

• The child should stay in bed
• Check its body temperature regularly to ensure that the child does not cool too much or the fever does not rise
• Cold wraps for the forehead and the body
• Offer drinks as water and non-sweetened herbal infusion

Give your child Brufen pediatric syrup to relieve fever and pain. If you are uncertain or concerned, consult a doctor.

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