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Normal Armpit Temperature For Infant

A systematic review published in april 2000 in bmj found that there was wide variation between axillary and rectal temperatures.

Normal armpit temperature for infant. 979 f to 1004 f 366 c to 380 c axillary. If you measure a temperature this way a temperature exceeding 99 degrees fahrenheit is considered a fever. The normal range for this method is 96 to 99 degrees fahrenheit with the average normal temperature for babies being 976 degrees fahrenheit. Your child has a fever if he or she.

Normal baby temperature armpit review 2020 in general contact your childs doctor if your child is younger than age 3 months and has a rectal temperature of 1004 f 38 c or higher. 964 f to 1004 f 358 c to 380 c. For infants 3 to 12 months old recommended options include a digital rectal axillary armpit or tympanic ear temperature measurement. An axillary temperature will normally be lower than a rectal temperature.

Has a rectal ear or temporal artery temperature of 1004 f 38 c or higher has an oral temperature of 100 f 378 c or higher has an armpit temperature of 99 f 372 c or higher. Underarm temperature is considered the safest way to check the body temperature of children under 3 months old. 978 f to 995 f 365 c to 375 c tympanic. A common definition for fever using the rectal method is 1004 f while for the axillary method its 993 f.