What are the parents fears from fever?The main fear of parents is from Brain damage & Seizures:
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touching the forehead or using Fever strips on the child's forehead both are not accurate.
For children under 2, you can check by doing an axillary temperature and do a rectal temperature if there is a fever, in order to get an accurate measurement.How we will try to lower child's fever?
Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen are medicines that relieve pain and lower fever. N.B Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen and a Lukewarm bath may help lower a fever. Give the medicine before the bath. If the bath is given alone, your child may start shivering as his or her body tries to raise its temperature again. This may make your child feel worse.
*Give your child plenty to drink to prevent dehydration.