Click a letter to see a list of conditions beginning with that letter.
Click 'Topic Index' to return to the index for the current topic.
Click 'Library Index' to return to the listing of all topics.
Health Tip: Treating an Infant's Fever
(HealthDay News) -- A baby's first fever can be scary for parents. However, most fevers are relatively harmless, says MedlinePlus.
When treating your child's fever, MedlinePlus suggests:
Do not bundle up a child, even if the child has the chills.
Use acetaminophen or ibuprofen to lower fever.
Never give aspirin to children.
Bathe your child in lukewarm water.
If a newborn has a fever of more than 100.4 degrees F, contact a doctor without delay.
Copyright ©2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.