Fever Essay Examples

fever and a severe cold. For about a day I could not even move from the house. The situation might have escalated from the chest pain and the cold from the previous evening. I tried several things, but they all never seemed to work. The attempts included taking some painkillers and taking a rest. Despite the efforts, the situation seemed to get even worse and by the time the evening was approaching I could not even speak. On seeking the local physician, he recommended ibuprofen with other painkillers and I found this a proper remedy. The medication was effective in soothing the pain and also healing the irritation that I was feeling in my throat (Melzack, R. 1987). Thursday Date 7th Time 5...

fever. If the problem is not resolved, it may lead to hemolytic uremic syndrome with more severe symptoms. This particular strain of bacteria is virulent and arises from consumption of contaminated food items such as unpasteurized milk and undercooked meat. In this case, the child consumed ground meat, which was probably undercooked and may have caused the contamination. This type of bacteria produces a toxin known as ‘verotoxin’ which spreads to the kidneys causing the formation of blood clots in the kidney blood vessels, which leads to kidney damage and eventually failure (Karpman et al., 2017). In this case, the condition has resulted in a low red blood cell count (hemolytic anaemia). The...

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