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Akashi
February 27, 2014

How is fever treated?

My son gets fever frequently. How should I get him treated?

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  • Bharti  / February 27, 2014
    Answered by Bharti

    Fever is a symptom and not a disease by itself. Thus, the most important approach in the treatment of fever is to identify the underlying cause and treat it. In some cases like some viral infections, the fever may be self-limiting, that is, the fever w...  more

    Fever is a symptom and not a disease by itself. Thus, the most important approach in the treatment of fever is to identify the underlying cause and treat it. In some cases like some viral infections, the fever may be self-limiting, that is, the fever will disappear once the infection is cleared.

     

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  • Chandra  / February 27, 2014
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    Encourage your child to rest and drink plenty of fluids. Medication isn't needed. Call the doctor if your child seems unusually irritable or lethargic or complains of significant discomfort.

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