Small children up to about 4 years of age who are not drinking enough because they have swallowing difficulties or a sore throat can be given paracetamol. After about an hour the pain will have abated and drinking should be much easier.
As a matter of principle, an elevated body temperature means that the body's defences have been activated and does not necessarily have to be reduced. Reasons for reducing fever in children:
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