The recent global surge in scarlet fever and strep has been scary, and it may not be over yet. Learn what you should know, and do, to protect your family.
Teething gets a bad rap for a lot of things. But can it really be blamed for fevers, rashes and sleepless nights? Find out.
Putting rubbing alcohol on skin can provide a temporary cooling effect, so it might seem like a good move to treat a fever. But that effect is fleeting, and it can cause some very serious health issues. Learn more.
When your child has a low-grade fever, your first instinct may be to give them an over-the-counter fever-reducing medication. But doctors actually recommend waiting to see if the fever passes. A pediatrician explains.
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Learn how to use a thermometer to take a temperature, whether using a digital, tympanic or temporal artery thermometer.
What’s a normal human body temperature? That’s a little more complicated than you might think. A family medicine physician explains what can cause temperature fluctuations, and when they’re cause for concern.
This winter’s so-called “tripledemic” has led to a shortage of children’s pain relief medications. But not all colds and fevers require medication. A pediatrician explains, and shares alternatives for when your drugstore is out of liquid kids meds, as well as tips for helping ease your kiddo’s symptoms.
With RSV surging this year, it’s important to treat your child’s symptoms as they occur. Try these TLC tips and treatments.
You can break a fever by getting plenty of rest, drinking fluids, using blankets if you have shivers or an ice pack if you’re too hot, and by taking medications like acetaminophen or ibuprofen.
Not all fevers are something to fret about. Some you can treat at home and some require a visit to the doctor.