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    I use nurifen only because prolonged and I mean prolonged temps of 39.5 or more, their organs are cooking slowly

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    Interesting thread! Last year my 1 yo temp spiked pretty quickly and he had several sets of convulsions. When we got to emergency, the nurse gave me a really hard time for not giving him panadol to bring the fever down. He was in hospital a couple of days and whenever his fever went up again, they emphasised how important it was to bring back down as soon as possible.

    Now whenever he has a fever, I must admit that experience has meant I am quick to jump on it. But that said, he is normally so miserable so I don't think it is wrong to give him something in that situation. If he was happy enough I would probably let him be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PrimaDonnnaGirl View Post
    I use nurifen only because prolonged and I mean prolonged temps of 39.5 or more, their organs are cooking slowly
    No they aren't, that's what they used to tell you though. Only when a fever reaches 42.4 degrees (and stays there) can the cells in the body be altered.

    http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/b...ges/Fever?open

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    If my kids are coping ok with a temp and aren't distressed I don't medicate, BUT as soon as they start to get upset and show obvious sick/distressed signs I give panadol/nurofen with no hesitation!


 

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