What to do - temperature 39?
The heat usually scares people. An unexpected jump in body temperature does require mandatory application of measures.
What to do - temperature 39 in a child
If the child has a fever,we strongly recommend that you consult a doctor, and urgently! It is impossible to engage in self-medication, since it is necessary to put the right diagnosis and correctly appoint treatment. So, call in your - 03.
If you are far from the city, then before the arrival of doctorsit is necessary to bring down the temperature of the child. Give him paracetamol or syrup with antipyretic effect. You can also enter an antipyretic agent through an enema or a candle.
In addition, children can reduce the temperaturebody by wiping the body with vinegar. Dilute table vinegar in water at room temperature in a ratio of 1: 1. Now soak the napkin in this solution, squeeze it and wipe the child's arms, chest and neck. After this, do not wrap and cover the crumbs. Let a little lie down so. Vinegar will evaporate, cause skin cooling, and body temperature will drop. Similarly, do with a half-alcohol wiping, wiping cologne and water. If the child is allergic, it is better to wipe it with plain water.
If at a temperature of 39oWith the legs and pens in children cold, this is called white hyperthermia. At the same time, the vessels are spasmodic, there is no heat transfer, blood circulation is disturbed. In this case, the child is rubbed with alcohol.
Once you have achieved what the baby starteddecrease the temperature, immediately water it with tea with currants, raspberries or lime flowers or give juices diluted with water. But you can not forcibly feed!
Do not panic, in any case you can callin the ambulance, tell about the temperature 39 and consult with a specialist. The doctor will tell you what emergency measures to take in your case.
What to do - temperature 39 in an adult
Urgent call a doctor for an adult is necessary if the body temperature has risen to 39.5oC. And at a temperature of 41oWith soon, without delay, call an ambulance, a person may even begin to have cramps. So, than to bring down the temperature of an adult:
- Drink as much liquid as possible! When a person has a fever, the body reduces the amount of water, and this leads to dehydration, which contributes to an even greater rise in body temperature. Drink water, juices, tea, fruit drinks. Chicken broth is good. When the perspiration appears on the forehead, this indicates a decrease in body temperature.
- Take antipyretics: paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin.
- To the temperature does not rise again, you can undress the patient and rub it with alcohol, vodka or cologne. After that, do not cover it for a while.