Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Fever: may not be the only cause of corona

Fever: may not be the only cause of corona

Our average body temperature is 98.6 degrees. Fever is when the body temperature rises above normal.

Fever is not a disease in itself, but a symptom of any health problem. Fever is also considered to be the main symptom of the coronavirus epidemic.

In some cases, even when the body temperature rises due to the external temperature, many people have to suffer from the fear of corona. But what is fever and how much temperature is considered a fever?

What temperature is called fever?

- Low-grade fever ranges in temperature from about 100 degrees Fahrenheit to 101 degrees Fahrenheit.

- Intermediate level for adults, which is up to 102 degrees. Babies (0-6 months) should be taken to a doctor immediately if they have a high fever.

- High fever is considered to be fever up to 103 degrees. If the temperature rises sharply, that is, a fever of more than 104 degrees, it is called hyperpyrexia.

The status of a low or moderate fever varies. A fever of 104 degrees Fahrenheit or higher is considered dangerous to health.

Types of fever

Fever is divided into 6 types. They are as follows.

1 Persistent fever - If persistent fever persists for more than 24 hours and does not fall below one degree, it is classified. This type of fever is caused by problems such as lobar pneumonia and typhoid.

2 comma fever

In this type of fever, the temperature fluctuates. This type of health problem causes the body temperature to fluctuate throughout the day. During this period the temperature fluctuates more than 2 degrees Celsius.

3 Winter fever

This type of fever causes fever for only a few hours in 24 hours. Then on the second day, there is some fever. This problem is more common in people with diseases such as malaria.

4 Septic fever

A high temperature in which even antipyretics (fever medicine) have no effect. If any fever shows such signs, it is more than a symptom of septic fever.

5. Pell Abstain

During this type of fever, body temperature changes frequently. It can take up to three days for the temperature to rise. It shows high temperatures for three days and low temperatures for another three days.

6. Short-term fever

There is a recurrence of fever. Which can last from a few days to a few weeks. There is an interval between fevers, in which there are no symptoms.


The general symptoms of tides are as follows

- Temperatures above 100.4 Fahrenheit in adult children

- Feeling cold or cutting the body

- Frequent or excessive sweating

- Heart rate is getting faster

- Fainting or dizziness or headache

- Pain in the eyes

- Weakness

- Loss of appetite

- Vomiting etc.

Due to fever

Fever occurs when a part of your brain raises your body temperature above a certain point. When the body temperature rises then the body feels cold. Even if you wear a lot of clothes to avoid the cold, you will tremble. Which causes your body temperature to rise.

A person's body temperature changes throughout the day. As the temperature decreases in the morning, the temperature rises in the afternoon and evening. The reasons for the rise in body temperature are as follows.

- Virus infection

- Bacterial infections

- Feeling very tired due to heat

- A malignant tumor

-Some medications, such as antibiotics or other medications that help treat high blood pressure.

How to avoid

The following measures can be taken to avoid fever.

- Let's get in the habit of washing our hands regularly and let's get the child in the same habit. More specifically before meals

- Teach your child to wash their hands well. The front and back of the hand should be washed thoroughly with soap and water.

- Always keep hand sanitizer with you.

- Avoid touching your nose, mouth, or eyes. This is because viruses and bacteria can enter your body and cause infections.

- Avoid using cups, water bottles, or utensils with your child.

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