Fever is the most common disorder that happens to almost every person. Apart from an illness, it can be a symptom of several diseases. It is an impermanent increase in body temperature. A person’s average body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit or 37 Celcius. 

If your body shows more than 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, you suffer from Fever. However, 99 to 100 degrees Fahrenheit is a normal fever and can be treated at home. A person can take rest and regular antibiotics to cure it. Although, if your body temperature keeps rising, you should consult a doctor and take proper medication. 

What Are Common Symptoms Of Fever?

Body temperatures differ marginally from person to person and at diverse daytime periods. However, the typical temperature has been described as 98.6 F (37 C). A person can check the body temperature by using a mouth thermometer. If the thermometer shows a temperature of more than 100 degrees F, a person suffers from a fever. 

Other indications of Fever are:

  • People can feel sweating all over their bodies, even in winter.
  • A person can feel cold and shiver. 
  • A person can suffer from extreme headaches.
  • A person can also feel weakness in the body.
  • A person would feel tired and not feel like doing anything.
  • A person would not want to eat anything during the time of Fever.
  • Finally, a person can feel dryness in the body.

What are the Causes of Fever?

There can be several reasons for Fever. The cause differs from person to person.

  • Fever can happen to a person with a low immunity system.
  • A person comes in contact with an infected person.
  • A person gets a virus-related infection. 
  • Sometimes a person can get shattered by the high temperature.
  • A person with a severe cold or flu can catch Fever.
  • If a person is suffering from Urinary Tract Infection, they also can suffer from Fever.
  • If a person suffers from any severe illness, the first symptom is Fever. 
  • If any person has an infection in the ear, lung, skin, throat, bladder, or kidney.

Remedies for preventing Fever:

It is straightforward to prevent Fever and can be quickly done at home with some preventive measures.

  • You should wear a mask and gloves in the public area to be safe if any person suffers from any virus. 
  • It would help if you also sanitized yourself after coming home.
  • It would help if you cleaned your hand correctly before eating because your hands can contain various dangerous germs and bacteria. 
  • It would be best if you upheld cleanliness to avoid infections. 

When To Consult A Doctor In Fever?

Usually, Fever can be easily cured at home. Every domestic first aid has some antibiotics for emergencies, and a person can take them and rest. However, in some cases, the patient should consult a doctor. 

1. When The Infant Is Suffering:

A fever is a specific cause of worry in newborns and tots. Fever can be an alarming sign in infants. Parents should immediately consult a doctor if their child suffers from a fever. 

2. When Teenagers Are Suffering

There is no need to worry if your children are suffering from Fever. You should give them routine antibiotics and tell them to rest and sleep properly. But if their Fever is not cured at home, you should consult a doctor.

3. When An Adult Is Suffering

If you are an adult, you can rest and take medicine to cure your Fever. Fever in adults can happen because of weather changes or viral infection. If your Fever is not cured at home, you should consult a doctor.

Medications for Dealing With Fever:

Fever is generally linked with physical uneasiness; most people recover when a fever is cured. But depending on your age, physical situation, and the primary cause of your Fever, you may or may not need remedial action for the Fever alone. Many professionals believe that Fever is a common biological defense against a virus. However, there are also many non-infectious causes of Fever.

The most familiar medications for Fever involve non-prescription medicines and antibiotics. 

One can do some home remedies to cure Fever, like:

  • Drinking a lot of water. Water can cure several diseases. 
  • Along with water, one can drink juices, broth, or hydration drinks.
  • One should try taking a relaxing hand-hot water bath.
  • Try taking proper rest without doing some hectic work.
  • Try to wear loosely fitted cloth and comfy bed sheets.

Final Thought:

Even though Fever is a common problem and happens to almost everyone, one can take care of it by maintaining hygiene and taking preventive measures timely.

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