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Fever Relief

Fevers are the body’s natural way of regulating body temperature, activating the immune system, and fighting off infection. But they can also be very scary for parents and make children downright miserable. That’s why PediaCare developed a gentle over-the-counter fever relief medication to help ease the discomfort they cause and bring fevers back down to a safe and manageable level.

Why Toddlers Develop Rashes Following a Fever


Fevers are very common among young children, and while uncomfortable, they serve an important purpose for building up the body’s natural defense system. But what some parents don’t realize is that fevers and rashes often go hand-in-hand. There are a few different conditions that cause rashes after a fever, and these commonly occur on very specific parts of the body.…

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Debunking the Myth that Fevers Cause Brain Damage


There is a common misconception among parents that a fever in the 104-degree range will lead to brain damage in a child. However, scientific research has proven that this is simply not true and that fevers are often more beneficial than damaging.  This is because white blood cells in the body release chemicals that trigger a reaction in the brain…

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What Happens in the Body During a Fever


The human body has an incredible way of responding to external and environmental factors that threaten it. One of the best examples of this is fever, which is a very common cause of illness among children. Most people know that a fever is uncomfortable and exhausting, but many parents don’t understand why their children feel so sick when a fever…

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Understanding Febrile Seizures and What Parents Can Do


Febrile seizures are seizures that are induced by a fever and a serious concern among parents. They occur in about 2% to 5% of all children and are more likely to occur where there is a family history of the condition. These seizures happen because of a response in the brain and usually take place on the first day of…

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Natural Ways to Reduce Childhood Fevers without Medicine


Many adults are quick to reach for a familiar bottle of pills at the first sign of sickness. But children’s bodies can be more vulnerable and susceptible to dosage errors and side effects. For this reason, it is often recommended to parents to try natural means to reduce a child’s fever before administering medication. These are some of the many…

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Fever Relief

In this parental guide to fever relief, PediaCare provides resources for parents seeking answers for their child's special circumstances. Medicine made for kids, helps getting better easier!

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