How high is too high for a fever in a toddler?

Answer Kids whose temperatures are lower than 102° Fahrenheit (38.9° Celsius) often don't require medication unless they're uncomfortable. There's one important exception to this rule: If you have an in... Read More »

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How high is a fever to high for a toddler?

Parents often worry about this, but brain damage from a fever is extremely unlikely. It's not unusual for a sick toddler to run a temperature of 104 or even 105 degrees F. Although fevers over 106 ... Read More »

If A child is found to have a fever of forty degrees Celsius how does a high fever affect the tissues in this child?

What do you do for a high fever?

I don´t know how high the fever is and how long you have it - it is a reaction of your body to fight against an inflammation so if it´s not too high and doesn´t last too long you shouldn´t supp... Read More »

How to Treat High Fever in Children?

Administer the child a dose of Ibuprofen (Motrin) according to his age and weight. If the child is unable to take the medicine because of the effects of his high fever, pain-reducing suppositories ... Read More »