Some people say fever is a disease while others say it is a symptom of some other disease. Some people claim that fever is a good thing to happen since it fights off the germs and bacteria that attack your body. All these statements are true in one sense or the other. Fever is not actually a disease but it represents an underlying disease and it is not a very bad thing to happen since fever is a condition of your body when your body is fighting the raided bacteria and other microbes in your body. Although fever can become really dangerous when it rises to an extent when it cannot be controlled but feverish condition is troublesome and annoying to say the least. People do not like having fever every now and then. With the recent advancements in Medical world there are a lot of things you can do to get rid of the fever.
Let us see at some of the intrinsic methods by which you can get rid of this annoying malady.
Getting rid of the Fever
- First thing you need to know are the basics of the fever. The normal temperature of a human body is 37degrees Celsius or 98.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperature above these readings is considered as the fever.
- The best thing you can do is take any pain reliever or Paracetamol and it will reduce the fever immediately. You do not have to do anything else. Just a tablet and your fever will be done and dusted. However, there are times when your fever gets too high (102+ Fahrenheit) and it does not get controlled with the help of a tablet then you need to take some drastic measures.
- You get heat up during the fever and you need to cool down the temperature. You can cool down the temperature by taking off extra clothes and going in a cool environment. If you just have the fever and not anything else and you have got strength in your body then you can even take a bath and it will pour down some positive effect on your body.
- If you cannot take a bath then you should definitely try damping your body with some wet cloth. This is the best method to reduce the fever and it is a common house trick to reduce the fever. People sometimes do not give the patient a tablet but apply this procedure and it reduces down the temperature of your body to a great extent.
- Ingest in the cool food and drink cool liquids. Yes this is a very important point to note down since your body is burning due to the fever you need to make sure you do all the things to make your body as cool you can. Drink plenty of cool water it will help too but try taking in the water with electrolytes or some salty cold drink anything that will boost up your electrolyte metabolism or cure your electrolyte imbalance. During fever there are chances of losing salts from your body so it is imperative to drink the liquids that have greater quantity of salts.