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Temperature In Armpit For Baby

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.

Temperature in armpit for baby. How to take an armpit temperature some doctors recommend taking a babys temperature in the armpit. Do not use an oral thermometer to take a rectal temperature or a rectal thermometer for oral temperature taking. Feel sweaty or clammy. This is called the axillary temperature.

There is no specific medicine in. Normal body temperature for baby armpit celsius fever is a rise in body temperature above normal. A normal temperature in babies and children is about 364c but this can vary slightly. The downside is that an armpit.

Normal armpit temperature fever children of any age 365 c 375 c 978 f 995 f 376 c 996 f or higher a few tips to consider. How to take your babys temperature. The fever lasts more than five days. This method is accurate and gives a quick reading of the babys internal temperature.

If you dont get a snug fit the reading you get will probably be too low. Your baby is three to six months old and has a temperature of 39 c 102 f or higher. Your baby is under three months old and has a temperature of 38 c 101 f or above. Should we take him in or what could be the cause.

To take an accurate axillary temperature the thermometer point must fit snugly into your babys armpit. 0 degreesred eyelidsblocked nose and a cough comes and goes. Turn on the digital thermometer and lubricate the tip of the thermometer with petroleum jelly. Make sure that your babys clothing doesnt get between the thermometer and the skin.

Lay your baby or child on his or her back lift his or her thighs and insert the lubricated thermometer 12 to 1 inch 13 to 25 centimeters into the. Its easy convenient and safe and all you need is a regular digital thermometer. Your child has other signs of being unwell such as. Feel hotter than usual to touch on their forehead back or stomach.

Your baby may have a high temperature if they. Fever in itself is not a disease but is only an external signal that denotes an internal infection or inflammation in the body. A high temperature or fever is usually considered to be a temperature of 38c or above.