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Armpit Fever Baby Temperature

Your baby is under three months old and has a temperature of 38 c 101 f or above.

Armpit fever baby temperature. Normal body temperature for baby armpit celsius fever is a rise in body temperature above normal. Your babys temperature is 38c or higher if theyre under 3 months old. When does your baby have a fever. If their temperature reads higher than 99 f 37 c confirm this temperature using a rectal thermometer as your child may have a fever.

Armpit temperature of 99 f 372 c or higher. If youre in doubt. An armpit temperature is usually 1 degree less than an oral temperature. 99 f 372 c or higher caution.

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 keep in mind that an armpit temperature might not be accurate. Do you add 1 degree under the armpit. There is no specific medicine in. Fever in itself is not a disease but is only an external signal that denotes an internal infection or inflammation in the body.

Rectal forehead or ear temperature. What qualifies as a fever when taking an infants temperature under his arm. Make sure that your babys clothing doesnt get between the thermometer and the skin. It can be nearly 2 degrees lower than a rectal.

If you dont get a snug fit the reading you get will probably be too low. Ear temperatures are not accurate before 6 months of age where to take the. To take an accurate axillary temperature the thermometer point must fit snugly into your babys armpit. The fever lasts more than five days.

If you need to speak to someone outside normal surgery hours you can call your gp surgerys out of hours service if they have one or nhs 111. Taking rectal temperature is a safe way to get a very. Ive heard a variety of answers and am a little confused answered by dr. Temp taken under the arm tends to be 03 04 degrees f.

Your babys temperature is 39c or higher if theyre 3 to 6 months old. Your baby is three to six months old and has a temperature of 39 c 102 f or higher. 1004 f 380 c or higher under the arm armpit temperature.