parenting
Forums | Register | Login

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend




Fever and Heatstroke

Fever

Do not be scared of fever, because in fact it helps the body fight infection.  Avoid drugs for lowering the temperature as far as possible.  Try to use physical methods for keeping the skin cool - with the help of light clothing, fan or air conditioner; sponging the whole body with a tap or stored water; applying cold packs on foreheads or limbs, and allowing free flow of air into the room. 
 

Heatstroke

The symptoms of a heatstroke are hot and dry skin, very high fever, diarrhoea, agitation or lethargy, confusion, convulsions and loss of consciousness. If you think that your child has heatstroke, call the doctor. Wrap your baby in a large towel that has been soaked in ice water. As soon as the towel becomes warm, change it for a fresh chilled one. 

 

To add your views on this article or read others comments Click Here

Back to Previous Page    More on Child's Healthcare Index


Email this Article to a Friend


Bookmark and Share  







PARENTING CHANNELS
Sex Education | Fertility | Preconception  
Newborn | Baby'S Diet | Child Development | Child'S Healthcare  
Raising Children | Manners | Intelligence | Confidence
Nutrition | Home Remedies | Teen Issues | Indian Culture  
Alternative Healing | Home Decor | Doctors On Call 


Baby - Baby Photo Contest | Lucky Names | Lucky Birthdates | Horoscopes | Chinese Calendar | Compatibility Test | Fun Zone
Parenting - Message Boards | Planning a Baby | Pregnancy | Parents of Babies | Baby Names | Birth Announcements | Parenting Quiz
Family - Baby Name Poll | Cooking Club | Love & Relationships | Beauty Tips | Weight Calculator | Travel | Recipe Maker
General - Calorie Counter | Personality Quiz | Love Signs | Compatibility Quiz


Copyright (c) 1999 - 2017 India Parenting Pvt. Ltd.
Home | Site Map | Comments or Suggestions | News Archive | Resources | Contact Us | Advertise with Us | RSS