Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Moderate Fever

Share
1

1
What's the best soup for a person with a moderate fever and cough?

What's the best soup for a person with a moderate fever and cough?

What ever you like: Besides the soup that may be comforting, try to treat the fever with either Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen and if you have cold symptoms you may want to try an over the counter med. Check with the pharmacist if you are taking any other medications. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
10 doctors shared insights

Moderate Fever (Definition)

Moderate fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is medium high, about 100.5-102 degrees. Many medical conditions and infections ...Read more


2

2
What's the best soup for a person with a moderate fever sniffles and cough?

What's the best soup for a person with a moderate fever sniffles and cough?

Possibilities...: This could be bronchitis of either viral or bacterial origin. See your doctor because if it is due to bacteria, you may need antibiotics. If it is due to virus, it will run its course over a few days to week. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What is the best treatment for a newborn child with valley fever?

What is the best treatment for a newborn child with valley fever?

Need specialist: "when the baby is born to a pregnant woman infected with valley fever. Can baby have it? Valley fever is rare in newborn babies. Most babies who get valley fever probably acquire it during or shortly after birth, through inhaling fungal spores from the environment. The "azole" family of antifungal drugs are frequently used. These are oral preparations of ketoconazole, itraconazole and fluconazole. ...Read more

4

4
Hi. I want to know. What is the best treatment for familial mediterranean fever other than tacking colchicine , my brother is 24 years old , ?

Hi. I want to know. What is the best treatment for familial mediterranean fever other than tacking colchicine , my brother is 24 years old , ?

See details: Colchicine forms the basis of therapy. However, there are 2 other drugs that can be effective. These are Anakinra and rilonocept. I have personally seen excellent results with anakinra. ...Read more

5

5
What is the best treatment for a sore throat? No fever. It has been happening for weeks.

What is the best treatment for a sore throat? No fever. It has been happening for weeks.

You : You may be dealing with a bacterial infection (i.e. Strep throat). This requires antibiotic therapy, however you will need to see a doctor for testing in order to determine if this is the cause. In the meantime try over the counter Ibuprofen or motrin. Also try gargling with warm salt water. I hope you are better soon. ...Read more

6

6
Dear dr. My daughter has a chiken box with fever and severe cough. What should I do ? What is the best treatment?

Dear dr.  My daughter has a chiken box with fever and severe cough. What should I do ? What is the best treatment?

Get to the Doctor: Any child with a fever should be seen and examined. There are prescription medications that may be needed. There is also a vaccine to have prevented this illness. ...Read more

7

7
Which treatment works the best and fastest for rheumatic fever?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for rheumatic fever?

No easy answer: Rheumatic fever is an autoimmune process (antibodies attack our own tissues) that follows infection with streptococci. Symptoms include heart murmur and possibly heart failure, arthritis, nodules under the skin, chorea (abnormal involuntary movements) and rash. Treatment consists of penicillin, aspirin, and prednisone. Preventive penicillin is given for 10 years to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

8

8
What's the best treatment for rheumatic fever and for how long does the treatment last?

What's the best treatment for rheumatic fever and for how long does the treatment last?

First treat strep: Rheumatic Fever is an autoimmune reaction to infection with group A streptococcus. Antibiotics are given to eradicate the strep and then lower doses taken to prevent reinfecttion. Generally NSAIDS and other antiinflammatories drugs are sufficient unless the heart is involved. If the heart is not involved most cases clear up with antiinflammatory treatment. Heart needs follow-up study. ...Read more

9

9
Whats the best treatment of fever?

Whats the best treatment of fever?

Don't panic: Not sure what you consider a fever, but fever alone does not need 'treatment' - it is a symptom. Your body makes a temperature to fight off germs, both bacteria and virus, that cause infections. The fever actually helps your immune system work better. Keep yourself well hydrated, as a temperature causes you to need more fluids. See doc in next few days if fever doesn;t go away or other symptoms. ...Read more

10

10
What is the best medicine or treatment for hay fever?

What is the best medicine or treatment for hay fever?

No one bullet drug: There is no "one size fits all" medicine. For mild symptoms, an oral non-sedating antihistamine may be enough (e.g. fexofenadine) You also should use HEPA filters at home and drive with closed windows. You should also rinse nose with saline. If this is not enough, a nasal steroid or antihistamine should be added. If insufficient, see a board-certified allergist to consider allergy shots. ...Read more

12

12
Sore throat for 3 mnths....Painful throat ! plz guide with the best treatment!no fever or cold!?

Sore throat for 3 mnths....Painful throat !
plz guide with the best treatment!no fever or cold!?

Need an exam: I suggest you see an ENT doctor for evaluation. Are you on nasal steroid sprays or steroid asthma inhalers? Possibilities include laryngopharyngeal reflux, post nasal drip, yeast infection, foreign object. Tumor is of low likelihood in your age group. ...Read more

13

13
I have febrile neutropenia, what is the best treatment?

I have febrile neutropenia, what is the best treatment?

F&N is a common ...: Reason for hospital admission for cancer patients. Many chemotherapy agents are myelosuppressive and will lead to a low neutrophil count. This impairs pt's ability to fight infection and can attenuate symptoms of serious bacterial infxn. Thus, symptoms can be subtle and its hard to tell if fever means something serious or innocuous. We are cautious so we admit and treat aggressively. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
What is the best treatment to treat flu symptoms fast?

What is the best treatment to treat flu symptoms fast?

Influenza.....: If you develop the flu, a medicine like oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu) can be given to lessen symptom severity and duration. It is best given early, within the first 48 hours of symptoms. The best way to avoid the flu is to get an annual flu shot and wash your hands frequently, especially during flu season. Good luck!!! ...Read more

15

15
What is the best way to get treatment for swine flu if you catch it?

What is the best way to get treatment for swine flu if you catch it?

Flu tx: If you have the Flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAID’s. Rest A LOT! In some situations antiviral medications (Tamiflu, Relenza, Flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Best treatment of typhoid fever?

Cipro/Levaquin: The strain of salmonella typhi needs to be tested for antibiotic sensitivity. For uncomplicated typhoid fever with a sensitive strain the best treatment is oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or levaquin. Alternatives are amoxicillin, septra or azithromycin. Quinolone risistant strains are best treated with Azithromycin or IV ceftriaxone. ...Read more

17

17
What is the treatment for breakbone fever that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for breakbone fever that is best and has fewest side effects?

Supportive care: There is still no effective "treatment" for "breakbone", or dengue fever. Dengue is a viral infection, spread by mosquito, which can cause severe muscle and bone pain (hence the name), and rarely vascular leakage and bleeding. In that case treatment includes lifesaving IV fluids and blood transfusion. Dengue is anothger reason to know about insect precautions when traveling to the tropics! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Best treatment for break bone fever?

Best treatment for break bone fever?

Break Bone Fever: Treatment for dengue fever is largely supportive with use of intravenous fluids. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be used. Blood transfusion in an ICU setting may be needed for more serious cases. ...Read more

19

19
Is it ok to work out with a moderate cough even if the symphtoms are still present after 7 days of treatment (no fever)?

Is it ok to work out with a moderate cough even if the symphtoms are still present after 7 days of treatment (no fever)?

If it doesn't bother: You. Go for it! coughs can last for way more than 7-10 days. Sometimes they can last up to a month or more depending on what the cause was. If you are not short of breath, and not bothered by coughing while exercising...No harm done.. ...Read more

20

20
My 2y.&4 months son has sore mouth after fever, now he can't eat any thing due to pain. He can't do mouth rins so what is best treatment for him?

My 2y.&4 months son has sore mouth after fever, now he can't eat any thing due to pain. He can't do mouth rins so what is best treatment for him?

Teething?: May be getting baby molars in. Can be a difficult time. Have your dentist take a look and talk with you about topical numbing agents and pediatric analgesics. 1st dental appt age 1 to evaluate growth and development, fluorides, diet, oral hygiene, etc. You may want to consider seeing a pediatric dental specialist for the same reasons you see a pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
2,227 doctors shared insights

Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more