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Chickenpox Fever Ibuprofen
Chickenpox is an illness caused by a virus known as varicella zoster. The first time someone is infected with this virus, usually in childhood, he or she will develop an itchy rash consisting of vesicles or fluid filled, reddened blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious and spread via infected individuals. We now have an effective ...Read more
Ibuprofen with chickenpox? Already know aspirin can cause "reye's syndrome" but i've been on ibuprofen with my cp. Everything seems to have improved..
Chicken pox: While you are indeed correct that Aspirin use has been associated with reye's , this is not the case with any of the other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaid's). So it is fine to use Ibuprofen with chicken pox. ...Read moreGet help now ›
It does: If a common fever is l a viral infection, chicken pox spreads the same way respiratory droplet, more infective before the rash, but so many adults and kids either had the chicken pox or r vaccine it won't be as prevalent. ...Read moreGet help now ›
After the first day of having fever with chickenpox, when will it go down? Its my 5th day of being sick now, 3th day having pox
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My child is 5mths and 16 days old, she's spiked a small fever that's not going away on it's own. Is it okay to give Infants Ibuprofen?
Fever: The issue really is not which fever reducer is ok to use. A baby of that age should not be treated for a fever that won't go away without knowing why? Have her evaluated by a pediatrician. :) ...Read moreGet help now ›
My 4 year old has some fever and aches now, but he had contact with child that developed chickenpox.?
If no rash...: ...Then it's unlikely to be chicken pox, although not unheard of. Fever and aches accompany pretty much any viral illness of childhood, and there are literally hundreds of them. If it persists or gets worse, let your pediatrician have a look. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My husband insists me to take ibuprofen when I feel feverish but no fever as he feels that if done it vil stop onset of fever. Is this right?
Why stop fever?: Taking medication in an attempt to "prevent" a symptom that you don't even know you are going to get is unnecessary. Fever itself is a symptom of something else. It is not dangerous. I don't know why you feel "feverish" or what other symptoms you are having, but trying to stop a fever won't fix the issue that would have led to it in the first place. Make sense? ...Read moreGet help now ›
Ibuprofen in kids: Unfortunately, recommendations for dosing of medications is, at least in my state, against regulations since your not established as a patient with my practice. Making recommendations is ok but actually dosing anything is a line i can't cross. Contact your pediatrician or primary care physician to get recommendation. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My 6 year old has a fever of 103. Gave her some ibuprofen about 20 min ago and now her temperature is 102. What else can I do to get her fever down?
Call pediatrician: It is common to alternate Ibuprofen with tylenol when one is trying to bring down fever every few hours. In addition please sponge the child's body soaked in tepid water as when water dries off the it cools it down. Call the pediatrician for advise as the source of fever usually an infection needs investigated immediately. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I gave my daughter (4 yrs.) ibuprofen for fever. 10 minutes later, she threw up. Can I give her more?
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Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
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