fever in children


Headaches in Children

“I have a headache”, is a common complaint from children. It strikes fear in the heart of a parent. It definitely strikes fear in me because as a doctor, I know of all the possibilities and most of them not good. Sigh. You wonder what to do and if something could be seriously wrong. You have a lot of questions: “Is it malaria?” “Did he hit his head?” “What drug […]

Headaches in Children

Fever In Children. Patience or Panic?

Fever in Children Fever is high temperature. As a general rule, in children, a temperature of over 37.5C (99.5F) is a fever. As a parent, it can be extremely worrying if your child has a high temperature. However, it’s very common and often clears up by itself without treatment. The easiest way to find out whether your child has a fever is to take their temperature using a thermometer. Always […]