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my 8 months baby boy got 99.6F temperature when i put digital thermometer under the arm. can u tell me whats the fever temperature range - Asked by j r on 10-Dec-2015 00:41:19

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    Answered by Dr. Venkata Rama Krishna K on 10-Dec-2015 15:54:02


    Body temperature can be measured in axilla,,oral..rectal and tympanic,,normally oral temperature is 98.6 F ,,or,,37C  ..,axillary temp  usually 0.5 F(0.3 c) to 1F (0.6C) lower than oral temp,,,Rectal and ear temp higher than oral by 0.5 F(0.3 c) to 1F (0.6C)


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