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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.

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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Why Toddlers Can Develop a Fever Rash


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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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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