Viruses generally don’t respond to antibiotics. In most cases, viral illnesses simply have to run their course. Staying hydrated or using over-the-counter fever-reducing medications can help until it goes away
A viral fever is any fever that happens as a result of a viral infection. Viruses are tiny germs that spread easily from person to person. When you contract a viral condition, such as a cold your immune system responds by going into defensive mode and fighting back by bringing fever. A fever can last anywhere from a couple of days to a week or longer, depending on the type of infection causing it. A few tips to fight back are as follows:
KEEP YOURSELF HYDRATED
A viral fever makes your body much warmer than usual. This causes your body to sweat in an effort to cool down. But this leads to fluid loss, which can lead to dehydration. So one should take lot of fluids to replenish the lost fluids in the body.
Any of the following can provide hydration:
• coconut water
• lemon honey water
Get plenty of rest
A viral fever is a sign that your body is working hard to fight off an infection. So you shouls try to give a break to your body from everyday hassle and take rest. A good sleep and try to get eight to nine hours or more of sleep per night. Also avoid any kind of mental exertion.
Try herbal remedies
The best remedies are found in your kitchen so using herbs like Tulsi, Ginger, cloves can help a lot. Incorporating them into teas and hot water can help restore immunity and get rid of fever. They have no side effects and a pure and natural way to combat viral fever.