The reception of fever-reducing medicines only rational at a very high temperature when the thermometer shows 39 degrees. In all other cases it is better to take plenty of fluids and spend wiping or pouring.If the room is sick with a very high temperature, ventilate the room and maximize humidify air. To cover with a blanket only case that suffers from a severe chill. If no fever, it is rational to undress, remaining in a light cotton underwear.Well reduces heat tea with lemon, cranberry juice and fresh squeezed juices from citrus fruits. Every 15 minutes let the patient 200 ml of liquid at room temperature. To take hot drinks don't need.If the temperature is above 38 degrees, you can wipe the body with wet towel soaked in water with vinegar. 2 liters of water add 2 tablespoons to 8% of vinegar or half a teaspoon of 70%. Wiping can be carried out 2 times per hour.Instead of wiping can be wrapped in wet sheets for 5 minutes or take a shower with water temperature of 36 degrees. Shower needs to be short, you can take it twice per hour.In an extreme case, do an enema with a decoction of chamomile, sage or calendula. Forced cleansing of the body helps to reduce body temperature by a few degrees. If the temperature is not reduced and all methods are not successful, give the patient half tablets of aspirin or paracetamol. Antipyretics cannot be taken on an empty stomach, break between meals should be at least 4-5 hours.If the temperature is kept for a long period of time and it is difficult to decrease, it is urgent to consult a doctor, pass the required examination and receive expert advice regarding further treatment.
What to do if the temperature is above 38 degrees
High temperature is the immune system's response to inflammation caused by viruses and germs. With reduced immunity high temperature happens in exceptional cases. Often to 38-38,5 degrees to do anything is not worth it. You need to allow your body to cope with infection.
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