What should we take care of our Kids/Baby’s health when he/she is having fever and cold like symptoms?
- In case of fever, please record the temperature by placing thermometer in the armpit for at least 1 min.
- The normal body temperature is 37 Celsius or 98.6 Fahrenheit. Significant fever is when axillary temperature is above 100 F.
- In case of Fever , Baby starts feeling lousy and is less active.
Clothing during fever
- In case of fever, keep the child lightly clothed and avoid woolen clothes unless the child is feeling cold.
- Keep the room cool with a fan or on air conditioner.
- If the fever exceeds 101 F, sponge the body with tap water over 10-15 minutes.
- Paracetamol is the safest fever medicine and can be repeated within 4-6 hours.Kindly take this post consultation from your doctor.
- In case of high fever , please visit doctor.