One of the most worrying situations is to notice an increase in the babies’ temperature. The fever is seen as a serious alarm and, when it happens to the little ones, the parents will have to seek medical care.
It is, in fact, an alarm. But it is not necessarily a bad thing, as it is a sign that the body is fighting some foreign organism, a natural response to increased immune work in the body.
That is, fever is not the problem itself, but a symptom.
So it is important to understand some things about fever, especially in babies, to know what to do in each case.
Babies can develop a fever for many different reasons. If the child is less than 3 months old, he should be taken to the hospital when he has a fever.
In this text, we will talk a little about fever in babies, its most common causes and what can be that fever that comes and goes all the time.
How many degrees is considered fever in a baby?
With measurement in the armpit, a temperature of 37.8ºC means that the baby has a fever. Above 37ºC, a feverish state can be considered, which should keep fathers and mothers alert – but it does not indicate the need for medication.
The recommendation for children under 3 months of age is to take them to the doctor if they have a temperature of 38ºC or more, especially if they show incessant crying and very high irritability.
My name is Veronika and founded “Hickey Solution” in an attempt to pass plain and working solutions of Health, Fitness, and Skincare related issues.Feel free to subscribe here to receive free regular post updates in your inbox!