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When the elevated body temperature starts to fall you have broken the fever. Another effective method for reducing fever is ginger Any comments?

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  1. Chantay says:

    well you should wait at least 45 min to see if fever breaks if not keep your I also would call the dr and see what they tell you to so but as long as hes at 100 your

  2. Ha says:

    Well when I have a fever I feel all cold. And I assume its because youre hot yet outside temperature is cooler so it should feel cold. Basically, your body is hot but everything feels cold.Now when you sweat your body is releasing that heat, but you dont get cold. At least I dont get cold. Because I was feeling cold when I had the fever, now breaking the fever I am sweating and I feel like its warm and can feel that energy rushing through. So it feels pretty cool and all like your winning a football game or something. But actually my recent memory of breaking a fever was like 3 Christmas ago when I was staying in the car while my sister went to purchase something from a store on like 2 weeks before the annual Winter vacation where I go downsouth to Long Beach. I was in the car with the heaters on listening to music and the heat made me sweat which I did on purpose..

  3. Aida says:

    My 8 month old son spike a fever last night and all day, it would break and he had a relatively high fever’d p He’s been very lathargic that last two days as well. His fever

  4. Joe says:

    In order to break a fever you need to dress yourself lightly and take a fever reducer. You can also try a cool compress and take a cool shower as well. More:http://answers.ask.com/Health/Diseases/how_to_break_a_fever

  5. Marceline says:

    Fevers are most often caused by your body raising its temperature to fight off an infection. Most bacteria and viruses are active in the human body at a temperature of around 98 degrees. This means that when the body raises its temperature,… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_4966004_break-fever-children.html

  6. My says:

    If an infant has a temperature of more than 99.4 degrees Fahrenheit under the arm or a rectal temperature over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit, he has a fever. When a baby has a fever, it is a sign that his body is fighting an infection. Colds and… More:http://www.ehow.com/how_5708116_break-fever-infant.html

  7. Kristin says:

    Oct 12, 2007 Why do you sweat so much when you break a fever, is it normal? Medicine that interferes with the signals that tell the hypothalamus to make

  8. Mabelle says:

    When you have elevated body temperature that is higher than the normal temperature of 98.6 Fahrenheit, To break a fever in an infant, the infant will probably need hospitalization for a day or two. Fever blisters, also known as cold sores,. Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how_4562185_break-fever.html

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