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Baby Armpit Temp

The babys skin should completely surround the thermometer.

Baby armpit temp. Thursday and friday she was puking and since then she has had a chesty cough but no fever. No a 997 temperature is not a sign of sickness in a baby. Hi what is the normal temperature for the armpit for baby answered by dr. Your baby may have a high temperature if they.

In children aged 3 12 months fever might be a sign of a more significant illness so seek medical advice from your gp within the same day. Her armpit temp was 968. Axillary temp can be 12 to 1 degree lower than oral te. In general contact your childs doctor if.

2 year old has been sick the past 5 days. Today she was fine this morning and about 330 she was whimming and took a 2 hour nap ate some gogurt and been asleep since. Answered by dr. A 986 temperature is just used as a reference point for normal.

Dry the armpit since moisture conducts heat and may give a false reading. A high temperature or fever is usually considered to be a temperature of 38c or above. Everyone does not have a 986 normally. Non contact thermometers measure a babys temperature through the temporal artery on the forehead so also look for thermometers labeled temporal artery or forehead.

Underarm temperature is considered the safest way to check the body temperature of children under 3 months oldits also commonly used to check temperature in infants to 5 year olds because it. Feel hotter than usual to touch on their. Some peoples or babies normal. Babies under three months with a fever should be taken to a hospital emergency department straight away.

She was just wearing a tahirt and jeans. A non contact armpit thermometer for baby lets you take a babys temperature without even touching them meaning you can monitor their fever through sleep or temper tantrums. My babies 2 months old her temperature is at 992 under her arm. True fever at her age rectal temperature over 1004.

This is because its harder to tell whether they have a serious underlying illness. As with all humans our temperatures fluctuate all the time. Has an armpit temperature of 99 f 372 c or higher keep in mind that an armpit temperature might not be accurate. A normal temperature in babies and children is about 364c but this can vary slightly.

And she was sweating. I woke her up to check her temp. If youre in doubt about an armpit temperature reading use another method to confirm the results.