• First aid to the rescue when in case of emergency

    December 11, 2016

    First Aid When Your Child fever at night

    Fever worse at night because the body temperature rises naturally in the evenings. As a result, a mild fever during the day can climb with ease when sleeping. In children, the fever can cause discomfort.

    Perform the following first aid:

    1. Check the temperature of the child. Do anal if a child under the age of 6 months.

    2. If more than 1 year old, give acetaminophen.

    3. Wait half an hour and check the temperature again.

    4. If you have not started to go down, give ibuprofen as well.

    5. Acetaminophen can be given every 4 hours, ibuprofen given every 6-8 hours.

    6. Children can be washed at room temperature (25 ° - 27 ° C) to help cool the body temperature.

    7. Make sure children stay hydrated by bringing water, formula or breast milk if it were a baby before the child back to sleep.

    8. For fever above 38 ° C in infants under 3 months, need immediate treatment by a doctor.

    9. Bring to a doctor if high temperatures accompanied by lethargy, vomiting, diarrhea, stiff neck, or a rash unusual.

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