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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.

What Modern Medicine Says About “Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever “


There’s an old saying that goes, “feed a cold, starve a fever.” The idea behind the saying is that food makes it more difficult for the body to fight off a fever, but that food can help a person recover more quickly from the common cold. This saying dates back hundreds of years and has become outdated as science has…

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When Frequent Fevers Are a Sign of Something Serious


An occasional fever is very normal in children, and it is actually an indication that a child’s immune system is working properly to fight off disease. However, parents concerned about a child getting a fever every month or more frequently should know that this could be a sign of something else going on the in the body. Most fevers resolve…

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How Long Does a Fever Last in Toddlers?


It is very troubling to care for a child with a fever, especially when it’s not certain how long the fever will last or when it will finally go down. A fever is defined as a body temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, and it’s the body’s natural defense system to fight off bacterial and viral infections. Many different…

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When to Look Out for Signs of Dehydration in a Feverish Child


Even the tiniest of bodies need a lot of fluids to function well and stay healthy. The human body is constantly losing water through urine, stool, sweat, tears, and from evaporation through the skin. When the body cannot replace lost fluids with new fluids fast enough, it can become dehydrated. Mild dehydration is often easily treated, but very severe dehydration…

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Taking Kids Temperature When Sick Is Easier with These 5 Tips


One of the best ways to gauge how sick a child really is involves taking kids temperature with a thermometer. This common household device tells parents how high the child’s fever is so that an appropriate treatment can be pursued. But when children aren't feeling well, that can make taking kids temperature much more of a struggle. This article will…

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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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