ABSTRACT – Fever refers to that body temperature which is usually higher than the normal temperature. It is a...
Fever refers to that body temperature which is usually higher than the normal temperature. It is a condition wherein body tries to fight with infections and illness. The normal average temperature of body is 98.6°F. Fever usually goes away in few days, but in case if there is high fever, temperature rises to 103°F or higher which indicates a serious infection. When body tries to kill bacteria or virus in the body to fight infection, it causes fever. The body temperature is usually lesser in the morning which becomes greater in the afternoon and evening.
Excessive sun exposure
Viral or bacterial infection
Sudden alcohol withdrawal
Some childhood vaccinations
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Lack of appetite
Imaging tests and scanning
More liquid intake
Medications such as NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), antibiotics, prescribed medicines
Take proper rest
Stay home and under cool temperature
Fever-induced convulsions (Febrile Seizures)
Wash hands properly
Use tissue and cover mouth while coughing or sneezing
Don’t share cups and bottles
Avoid touching face, mouth and nose frequently
Estimation shows that around11 to 21 million cases are diagnosed with different types of fever every year globally
It is irrespective of the gender and can happen to anyone anytime.