The very first thing that you notice would be a slight rise in temperature on child’s forehead. Then the suspicion of a fever starts to grow in your mind. You will then try to confirm the fever by touching the neck, hands, and the torso of your child. Oh god! poor kid is having a fever. But how much? You’ll need a thermometer for measuring the temperature and once you confirm the severity of fever, you can do things at home which can help in reducing fever and preventing the risks associated with it. The simple measures which can be done at home to reduce fever is not just confined to giving the child fever reducing medications like Acetaminophen (Paracetamol), there are other important steps to follow when taking care of a child with fever. In this article we will be discussing about the most common ailment in the world, FEVER. And since it is difficult to manage fever in children when compared to adults, let us focus more on the home care management of fever in children.
When you or someone in your family has a fever, recording the temperature at home goes a long way in helping you manage the fever without visiting a hospital. Managing fever in children is a skill and you should know some basic facts about fever before you can do it. That is why I have … Read moreRecording temperature using digital thermometers when you have a fever – Video