What home remedies can I use to get rid of a fever?
Fever is your body’s defense (one of many) against infections. If you do not know the cause and it is a low fever like this it is best to leave it untreated. Potential Causative factors: * Due to infection (bacteria, virus and fungus) – for example: flu, cold, chickenpox, herpes, tonsillitis, laryngitis, pharngitis, pneumonia, endocarditis, tuberculosis, meningitis, vasculitis, breast abscess, rheumatic fever, vasculitis, pyelonephritis, cystitis, boils, appendicitis, pancreatitis, prostatitis, orchitis, otitis, etc. * Due to infestation (parasites/worms) – for example: malaria, filariasis, amoebiasis, trichinosis, etc * Due to drugs – for example: sulpha drugs, penicillin, overdose of any drug. * Due to tissue necrosis – for example: myocardial infarction (heart attack), liver cirrhosis, injury, malignancy, etc. The best way to get rid of fever is to deal with the cause. Treatment: (just making things easier for the patient) Bed rest in a well-ventilated, cool room until the fever sub