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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Don't panic! Most fever is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doc if fever is greater than 102 for more than 2 days
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Took a pill of butal apap for head, heartbeat kinda fast. Not sure if due to flu, fever or medication. Can i take Excedrin for horrible headache?

Took a pill of butal apap for head, heartbeat kinda fast. Not sure if due to flu, fever or medication. Can i take Excedrin for horrible headache?

Headach: Your headache and rapid heartbeat may be due to butal. You may take excedrin but drink lots of fluids to wash the butal out of your system. ...Read more

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My heartbeats have been getting to >100bpms-was about to faint twice. ECG showed sinus tachy. Got high fever for 24 hrs once. Is it serious?

My heartbeats have been getting to >100bpms-was about to faint twice. ECG showed sinus tachy. Got high fever for 24 hrs once. Is it serious?

Many causes: Sinus tachycardia can be a response to many things, ranging from infection to exercise to dehydration among a lot of other causes. If this is recurring, see your physician, who should be able to help you find the cause and the solution to this problem. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Take an anti-pyretic like Tylenol or Paracetamol regularly
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Use a cold compress
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Treat the source of infection
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Have a feeling like blood is rushing down my legs so irritating blood work good and raised heartbeat. No fever , 5-11 155 lbs, what can be cause?

Have a feeling like blood is rushing down my legs so irritating blood work good and raised heartbeat. No fever , 5-11 155 lbs, what can be cause?

Unclear: There's not enough information in your question to speculate. Do you have a rash? Is it worse in certain positions? Do you have good distal pulses? Are your legs swollen? You need to be examined. Please see your doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Infants & children with fever must see a Doctor immediately.
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Avoid Aspirin-containing products in children & adolescents
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