Posted on Aug,2012 , By Nisha Rawat
Fever outbreaks usually begin suddenly and occur mainly during monsoon and winter. It means the increase in the body temperature above the normal range of 36.5–37.5 °C (98–100 °F). Body temperatures can fluctuate a bit during the course of the day: It's usually a little lower in the morning and a little higher in the evening .Fevers usually don't indicate anything serious. Sometimes medicines which are used to suppress fever may actually result in infection lasting upto 50% more than it should be.
There are several conditions, illnesses, and medicines that can cause fever. Some of them are listed below:
Fever by itself may not be a cause of concern or to call a doctor.
High fevers between 103 F (39.4 C) and 106 F (41.1 C) may cause:
It's not always essential to take medicines for fever. Some of the home made remedies are available for the treatment of fever:
One important thing to note down is that fever itself causes no harm and can actually be a good thing — it's often the body's way of fighting infections. It’s not necessary that all fevers need to be treated.
So instead of cooling down fever which is a natural way of body to protect itself against infection, one should consider allowing the fever to take its time and perform it’s duty. But when the fever increases very fast, it’s the time you need to worry or seek medical attention because this could be a sign of an infection that is too serious for your body to handle.
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