Fever can cause evaporation of water, loss of salt and consumption of heat in human body. It should be supplemented in time and encouraged to drink more water, which not only helps to reduce fever, but also helps to excrete metabolites and toxins in the body, and can shorten the time of recovery. Children who sweat excessively should also add salt and sugar to the water to maintain the salt and sugar they need.

Children usually have a bad appetite after fever. Don’t force them to eat at this time. Eating more may cause indigestion instead. When appetite is poor and heat is high, you can eat some liquid, such as juice, rice soup, egg milk, soybean milk, etc. When appetite is good and heat is not too high, you can get semi-liquid, such as lotus root flour, porridge, egg soup, etc. After fever abatement, you can eat some porridge, noodles, fresh and sparse vegetables, and you should eat less or no greasy food.

High fever in children lasts for more than 39 degrees Celsius, and convulsions are too frequent. If the fever lasts too long, the brain tissue will be hypoxic and impair intelligence, leaving behind sequelae. If children suffer from unconsciousness, straightening eyes, facial muscle twitching and closed teeth, physical cooling measures should be taken quickly, such as putting cold towels on the forehead, armpit, groin, or rubbing with warm water to cool them down, or wrapping ice cubes in wet towels to cool them by cold compress. Alcohol can also be used to choose palms, feet, armpits, elbows, back, upper and lower limbs, neck and so on. 部等擦浴降温(但婴儿不宜)。 At this time, parents should not use open clothes buttons to facilitate breathing, open teeth with clean chopsticks to avoid biting the tongue; if there is vomiting, the head of the sick child should be tilted to one side to avoid vomiting into the organs by mistake and asphyxia. After treatment, if the child continues to have a high body temperature, he is immediately sent to the hospital for treatment.


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