FEVER IS THE COMMON SICKNESS YET IT WILL BE REALLY DISTURBING
Some of us might hear the many “facts” about fever. But are you sure it is really facts???? So, For Southern Crescent entry this time, we will reveal the TRUTH!
MYTH #1: Fever medicine can treat all fever.
FACT: If the fever caused discomfort, then it should be treated. Usually, that means fevers over 102°F or 103°F (39°C or 39.4°C).
MYTH #2: Fevers temperature will keep increasing if we don’t get any treatment.
FACT: Wrong. Because the brain has a thermostat, fevers from infection usually top out at 103°F to 104°F (39.4°C to 40°C).
MYTH #3: The temperature number is very important.
FACT: Your child condition is more important than the temperature
MYTH #4: Oral temperatures between 98.7° and 100° F (37.1° to 37.8° C) are low-grade fevers.
FACT: These temperatures are normal variations. The body’s temperature normally changes throughout the day. It peaks in the late afternoon and evening. An actual low-grade fever is 100° F to 102° F (37.8° – 39° C).
MYTH #5: All fevers are bad for children.
FACT: Fevers are one of the body’s protective mechanisms it can turn on the body’s immune system.
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