Bad Conditions Fever is a condition where a person's body temperature is too high. If this happens, usually a particular disease will be suffered by that person. In essence, the fever is not a disease. But if not acted upon, especially for small children, high fever can be life threatening the patient. A. Causes of fever 1. Microorganisms, bacteria and parasites, which produce chemical poisons. 2. Hot climate 3. Hormonal changes 4. The wrong treatment. B. Fever Size 1. Children under the age of three months, says a fever when his temperature above 38 degrees Celsius 2. The children say a fever when his temperature reached 39 degrees Celsius or more 3. In adults, fever when he said his body temperature above 40.5 degrees Celsius C. The signs of a person has fever 1. Headaches, neck discomfort, confusion 2. When urine was hot, shaking and burning 3. Shortness of breath and cough 4. Pain in certain areas and inflammation occurs D. The facts relating to Fever 1. Fever is not a disease, but symptoms are experienced before a person became ill 2. Someone said to a fever if their body temperatures above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, above the average normal body temperature 98 degrees Fahrenheit. Rise in body temperature is intended as a weapon to disable bacteria and viruses that enter the network. 3. Medium-light conditions and a fever, not too powerful for the body, only cause uncomfortable effects, especially for children 4. Fever is often suffered by children, especially infants E. If a person suffering from fever: 1. Remove all clothing worn. This is meant to fresh air or a gust of wind can neutralize the patient's body heat. For small children, let it heat until hot naked body down. 2. Never membungku children who suffer from heartburn with clothing or blankets. This will raise the temperature. 3. Give aspirin to reduce the heat of the patient. For small children, can be given acetaminophen (paracetamol), or aspirin for children, or a quarter of regular aspirin tablets (300 mg) 4. Patients with fever should drink plenty of water, fruit juice, or other liquids. Especially for small children or infants, drinking water should be boiled first and then cooled. 5. If possible, ask for information to the nearest paramedic on the cause of the fever sufferers, and then immediately treated. F. Very high heat Very high heat can be life threatening if the person does not immediately take action; seizures or permanent brain damage (paralyzed, mentally slow, epilepsy, etc.). If the heat is very high, more than 40 degrees Celsius, what should be done? 1. Remove all clothing and let the person naked. 2. Kipasi 3. Flush body with cold water, or place the fabric that has been moistened with cold water to the chest and forehead of the patient. Do it until the body temperature decreases, below 38 degrees Celsius. 4. Give cool water to drink. 5. Give febrifuge. Dosing (using tablets for adults, 300 mg) * Patients over 12 years: 2 tablets every 4 hours * Children, 2-12 years: 1 tablet every 1 hour * Children, 3-6 years: ½ tablet every 4 hours * Children under 3 years: ¼ tablet every 4 hours If the patient can not swallow an aspirin, first blend and mix into a little water, and then enter into the anus (to induce bowel movements). Enter it by using syringe with no needle. If the high heat does not go down or if a seizure begins, the body continues to cool the patient and the doctor immediately for help.