Pain, Cold and Flu Centre

We understand that as a parent nothing matters more to you than relieving your little one’s pain and flu.
 
That’s why we have developed the Pain, Cold and Flu Centre where you can find information and advice on how to relieve your toddler’s pain, cold and flu.
 

Questions & Answers

What is fever?

Fever is often the first sign of an illness in children. When your child has a temperature it can be a worrying and stressful time.
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Which is better for my toddler’s temperature – ibuprofen or paracetamol?

Once you have established your toddler has a fever and have taken practical measures, such as placing them in a cooler environment, to combat this, a fever-reducing medication can be administered.
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What is Febrile Convulsion?

Febrile convulsions are caused by a rapid increase in the body temperature of young children.
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How should I treat my toddler’s fever?

Once you have established your toddler has a slight fever, there are a number of measures you can take to keep it under control
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Are there ways to treat my toddler’s fever without using medication?

If your toddler has a slight fever, there are a number of measures you can take to keep it under control.
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How do I know when a fever is serious?

The average body temperature should be between 35°C and 37°C.
 
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What can cause a fever?

While a fever can be treated, it's important to keep in mind that fevers are usually the symptom of an illness and not the illness itself.
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