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12:01 PM August 19, 2019

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12:01 PM August 19, 2019

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Here are the important things we need to know about Fever

FEVER – Here are the causes, signs, symptom, treatment and few effective tips on how to prevent a sudden increase in body temperature.

Hyperthermia or popularly known as fever is the elevated temperature of the body higher than its normal level. It could affect both adults and children that require immediate medical attention to prevent further complications.

The normal body temperature is typically around 37°C but it may also fluctuate depending on the time of the day. The body temperature is usually low in the morning and high in the afternoon.

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The short term increase in body temperature can help us to fight illness but severe fever might be an indication of a more serious health condition.

Here are some facts you need to know about this medical condition:

Causes

  • Dehydration
  • Infection
  • Alcohol Withdrawal
  • Overexposure to Sunlight
  • Medications
  • Inflammation
  • Cancer
  • Illnesses

Signs & Symptoms

  • Sleepiness
  • Feeling Cold
  • Lack of appetite
  • Depression
  • Sweating
  • Shivering
  • Concentration Problem
  • Increased Sensitivity to Pain
  • Headache
  • Muscle Aches
  • Elevated Body Temperature
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal Pain

Treatment

  • Aspirin
  • Over-the-counter Medications
  • Antibiotics
  • Increase Fluid Intake
  • Ibuprofen

Prevention

  • Wash Hands Before & After Eating
  • Avoid Touching Mouth, Nose, and Eyes
  • Avoid sharing Utensils
  • Cover Mouth When you Cough
  • Regular Exercise
  • Drink Plenty of Water
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