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how do you cure a fever

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fever: This is your body's physiologic response to some, generally inflammatory process, which resets the internal thermostat so as to allow you to increase ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) works quickly and safely when used as directed.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: Fever is a symptom, not a disease by itself. The cause of fever needs to be determined and treated. It would be prudent to see a doctor.
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Source of the fever: You need to know what is the cause of the fever to cure it. Go see your doctor for evaluation
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Fever not all bad: You don't have to get rid of the fever. It is just a symptom. Increased body temperature actually helps your immune system fight infections - that's w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Why would you ever think that? However, with comorbidities there may be an issue to see a doc.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeannine Weiss
27 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Temid bath: Depending on the age of your brother, over the counter medications based on weight, ; tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin every 4- 6 hrs, will allow yo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Fever: Fever in and of itself is not bad it is how the body fights disease. However we feel bad when we have a fever. To reduce a fever tylenol (acetaminoph ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Erickson
8 years experience General Practice
Surgery/Antibiotics: If you have appendicitis coupled with a fever, you need to go to the emergency room asap. This could be a sign of a burst appendix which puts you at ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
No: No, though honey has many good qualities, fever reduction is not one of them.
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