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Question: Home remedies to treat fever

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Answer: Hi dear, Though cold and fever is quite in babies,it really concerns the parents. Fever is a sign of body fighting an infection in body,which is good.the temperature rises when the body is fighting against it but there is nothing to panic about. Keep your baby in comfortable clothes.never overdress or wrap in blankets in fever.it can get worse. To lower the temperature you can apply warm water cotton pads on his forehead.if he's also suffering from cold along with it then fever could be due to that. Make him sip lot of water to flush out the germs and also to reduce the temperature.you can give paracetamol to your baby with the right dosage given by your paediatrician,if the fever goes above 100. If your child is active once the temperature goes down,then nothing to worry.if he's unwell even after the fever is gone,visit the doctor to assess any other medical reason.
Answer: Hi Dear! Fevers r natural way of body to fight infections but taking your baby to the pediatrician is important to find the cause of the fever and few basic thing which you can do is normal tap water (not cold ) sponging if the fever crosses 100 plus you need to make him drink more water (add coconut water n glocose or ORS).. Hopr this helps!
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