Fever is the body’s mechanism for children to help ward off bacterial infections or viruses. When the body has a low temperature, high temperature can be beneficial to the immune system. But, when the temperature reached 99,6 degrees Fahrenheit, this temperature may be uncomfortable for your child. When the temperature reaches children in this condition, there are a few different natural home remedies to lower the temperature of your children to help your child more comfortable.
1. Clothing and Surroundings
Clothes and the temperature of the environment can contribute to high fever temperature. You must set the room temperature and at the level of comfortable, but not so cool, because when their rooms too cold, then the child begins to shiver and this condition can trigger to increase body temperature your child.
Give your child a light t-shirt and shorts, or give only a diaper for young children to allow for air flow in the skin to aid in the process of cooling.
Taneity is one of the common methods used to lower children’s fevers. This method is you can do with your kids in the tub with only 1 or 2 inches of water in the bottom. You should use warm water about 85 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Take the sponge or washcloth and soak in water, and then run the water in the body of the child, especially in the chest, arm and neck. This will help lower body temperature. When your child starts to shiver, add warm water to bathe or to remove him from the tub and wrapped himself in a towel.
The liquid will lower a fever in two main ways. First, the liquid help dehydration, and drinking plenty of fluids will also help cool the body of your child, as recommended by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Very important to remember that the temperature of the children is often a sign of an infection. For children older than 6 months and it has a temperature of 102 degrees F or higher, contact your doctor, and for children 3 to 6 months, you should call the doctor when the temperature reached 101 degrees, and for children younger than 3 months, call a doctor if their temperatures reach above 100,4 degrees. Don’t you wait long on a small child fever may be a sign of dangerous diseases.