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Chickenpox Fever Ibuprofen
Tylenol (acetaminophen) will not: Cause an infection to become non-contagious.Get a more detailed answer ›
Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more
Excellent question!: The short answer is yes. The longer answer is never give Aspirin to a child with chicken pox as this has been shown to potentially trigger a serious brain disorder known as reye syndrome. Do make certain your child is well hydrated and not overdressed in your efforts to combat fever. Ibuprofen at reasonable doses is another possible consideration for pain or fever relief for those with chicken pox. ...Read more
Yes.: You can use either to treat the fever, but only if it is high. Do not treat the fever if it is below 101 and your child is feeling okay. Studies have shown that children do better overall when a low-grade fever is allowed to continue during chicken pox. Do not use aspirin, ever, in children! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Day1 sore throat
D2 high fever, weak,
D3 diarrhea, cough,no fever, no voice, weak, pox like rash (7 tummy)
Day4 cough, sore throat, no voice rash
Can regular pain relievers like Tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, suppress a head ache caused by acute HIV?
Probably: There are no clinical trials addressing this specific question. It's likely that those drugs will reduce headache of acute HIV just as they reduce headache from many other causes. The response to the pain pill, however, CANNOT be used to diagnose what the CAUSE of a headache is. ...Read more
Diarrhea, sore throat, congestion, cough, high fever which is now a low grade fever with sweating, headache. Flu or upper respitory tract infection?
2yo with flu high fever puking chills sore throat cough runny nose he keeps spitting like his mouth taste bad! what to give besides tylenol (acetaminophen) ibuprofen?
Clear fluids: Give small amounts of pedialyte of chicken broth sweetened with a small amount of sugar to prevent dehydration. If you start with 1/2 tsp every 10-15 minutes you can often give enough fluids to prevent or treat dehydration. Increase amount of 1/2 tsp every hour or so as tolerated. Your child sounds like one the pediatrician should see. May want to do a rapid strep screen & assess for dehydration. ...Read more
Congestion with fever high 103 took tylenol (acetaminophen) 2 hours ago now 102.2. Any suggestions?
Don't take more!: Fever is a key aspect of how we fight infections- microbes don't survive at high temperature ; our white blood cells work better. Reducing fever may help someone feel better temporarily but prolong infections! take tylenol (acetaminophen) only if you're miserable but know youre sabotaging your immune system ; will be ill longer. I suggest umcka, homeopathy; fluids-see http://bit.Ly/1f6rjci ; http://bit.Ly/1e95red. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever Lasting 5 days . Taking antibiotics for ear infection 3rdday. Fever increases around 6 hrs after Motrin. Coughing and irregular runny nose?
Dx viral pharyngitis prescription Mucinex (guaifenesin) & flonase. draining today earache sore throat and 101.2 temp. Still have fever body aches. Advice? Baby has cold too
Urgent care: With a fever and "draining" (I'm assuming your ear?), I would recommend you see your doc or go to an urgent care clinic for a proper physical examination, including an examination of the ear, surrounding structures, and your nose and throat. It is possible you may require antibiotics. Your baby may need to be seen too. ...Read more
Chicken Pox, Secondary infection from Blisters. Effectiveness of Augmentin? High fever not abating
My daughter has had a fever. Says she's chilling but no pain. Alternating between tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin. Why fever?
Natural response: The body response to many simple illnesses is fever.This increases blood flow and allows protective white cells to circulate ; speeds up antibody production. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin will suppress fever to some degree, but are unlikely to overcome the bodies effort to protect itself.If the kid is drinking well and playing some, this is fine.Some think letting the fever run its course can shorten illnesses. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ibuprofen help reduce (low grade 99.5) fever? No tylenol (acetaminophen) in.My medicine cabinet @a this time.
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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