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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..
Chickenpox 5 days.On/off fever.Today temp is 39.5. Paracetamol every 4hrs to lower temp to at least 38.3.Is this normal?Tilwhen will fever last?
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
Prodrome: Chickenpox actually becomes contagious and erupts 10-21 days after your exposure (ave 14) and many will experience a low grade fever during the prodrome or blood phase that occurs in the days before you break out. After the rash has appeared and subsided (ave 6-7 days) any new fever should be monitored as evidence of a new, possibly related problem.A cellulitis or other issue may emerg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: But some other concomitant infection is more likely cause. ...Read more
Ibuprofen cuts fever: True that Ibuprofen or Motrin will reduce a fever. This is something of a "bandaid" therapy however and doesn't get to the root of the problem. Chicken soup (good nutrition/fluids) and rest are important.. Also sleeping well should help u recover. Finally, be sure to take food with Ibuprofen to protect the stomach. Personally I drink ginger tea with honey- that helps my colds! ...Read more
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 more
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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