Fever (high body temperature ) - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment .MF .

August 12, 2017 17:52 | Leather

Fever is the temperature above 38 degrees C (100.4 degrees Fahrenheit).The feverish condition may be, if the body temperature is higher than the normal average of 37 degrees C (98.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

Fever is one of the body's own methods to control the disease.Increased body temperature, seems to be able to kill many pathogens.For this reason, at not too high fever take anti-pyretic drugs for the treatment is not required.Although, if the fever is accompanied by any other alarming symptoms, you may need to consult a doctor to make sure in the absence of other serious health problems.A fever in the range of 40 degrees C, and above, however, may have undesirable consequences, especially for children.These may include delirium and convulsions.Fever of this kind requires immediate treatment (reception antipyretic), and doctor on call.Possibility of home treatment include the use of aspirin or, in children, pain relievers such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, cool bath, sponging to reduce the temperatur

e until medical help arrives.

Fever may occur with almost any type of disease infection.The temperature is measured with a thermometer.Fever also known as hyperthermia, fever.

Diseases in which there is fever

• Cancer
• disease feline
scratches • Varicella (chicken pox)
• Colds, flu, treatment
allergies • connective tissue disease
• The virus Coxsackie
• Croup
• Dengue
• E. coli 0157: H7 (E. coli)
• Encephalitis and meningitis virus
• Endocarditis
• Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC)
• Fifth disease
• Gastroenteritis (stomach flu)
• German measles (rubella)
•Group B Strep
• human immunodeficiency virus
• Infectious mononucleosis
• Inflammatory bowel disease: intestinal
problems • Kawasaki disease
• Lyme
disease • Malaria
• melioidosis
• Pneumonia
• Respiratory syncytial virus
• Rubella
• Sarcoidosis
• Sore throat (pharyngitis)
• Staphylococcal infection (Staphylococcus Aureus)
• Strep
throat • Swine flu
• toxic shock syndrome
• Toxoplasmosis
• typhoid
• urinary tract infection (UTI in adults)
• Viral hepatitis
•West Nile virus
• pertussis (whooping cough)

Possible causes fever

• Bacterial infection
• Medications (both prescription and non-prescription)
• Parasitic infections
• Viral infection

drugs to reduce

body temperature • acetaminophen,Tylenol and others.
• acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Ecotrin
• Analgesics and antipyretics
• ibuprofen, Advil, Advil children / Motrin, Medipren, Motrin, Nuprin, PediaCare etc.
• Naproxen Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn, Aleve

To what doctor to address with increasing temperature and fever

  • therapist
  • emergency doctor at a temperature above 39 degrees
  • infektsionist