On the causes of fever in children, its importance during illness and the ways of its decrease are arguing not only parents from different generations, but also leading experts from the field of Pediatrics. The doctors agreed that high temperature is a very effective tool in the fight against viruses and bacteria that cause colds and infectious diseases. In addition, temperature is a sign of presence of inflammatory process in the human body. But to knock it or not, can be solved only by a doctor.

When you need to bring down the temperature of the child

The baby's fever down in the case when she gives him the inconvenience and suffering. Parents should understand that it is not the increase in temperature makes their child sick, as the pathogen, virus or infection. Raising the temperature, the body fights off foreign antibodies that are trying to harm him.

Indicators of the mercury column of the thermometer in the range of 38.5 ° C is not dangerous for children and try to bring them down to lower, so to provide the immune system a disservice. If the child feels completely comfortable playing, you do not need to give him fever-reducing medicines until the doctor comes. But to call the doctor is necessary to determine the cause of temperature increase and to determine the methods of treatment of the baby.

Than bring down the temperature in children

To reduce fever in children up to 12 years use, as a rule, two active substances – is "Paracetamol" or "Ibuprofen". What drug and what amount of content in this or that ingesting substances to apply in every particular case, you may choose just a medical specialist. To base its choices on the advice and experience of friends, neighbors, grandmothers can not in any case.

The form of release motrin of the drug as prescribed by a doctor after examination of the child and in accordance with his age and disease. For children under 3 years are often recommended to use the so-called candlesticks, which are introduced in the anus and do not harm the digestive system. They are convenient and when the child has a sore throat or he just refuses to accept and syrups, and tablets. Syrups and pills are suitable for older children, when the child is already aware of what needs to be done, something else will bring him relief.

The reasonableness of the use of a drug, its dosage and frequency of use determined by a physician. Children's bodies are fundamentally different from adult, every child is different and may react to the drug in the most unexpected way. Self-medication in this case is unacceptable!