Armpit Temp Baby
I gave her little remedies but her temp couple hours later is still 992.
Armpit temp baby. Feel hotter than usual to touch on their. A normal temperature in babies and children is about 364c but this can vary slightly. The babys skin should completely surround the thermometer. Check price on amazon 1.
More about fever what to do for a fever learn effective fever remedies and when to consult your. My babies 2 months old her temperature is at 992 under her arm. Your baby may have a high temperature if they. An armpit temperature is generally 1 degree lower than an oral temperature.
Position the babys arm snugly against his body with the forearm slightly. Hold the baby so he is lying in your lap or place him on a firm surface. A high temperature or fever is usually considered to be a temperature of 38c or above. It can be nearly 2 degrees lower than a rectal temperature which is the most accurate.
Raise the babys arm gently and position the tip of the thermometer so it rests in the center fold of your babys armpit. Do not use an oral thermometer to take a rectal temperature or a rectal thermometer for oral temperature taking. If you dont get a snug fit the reading you get will probably be too low. However wait until your baby is at least 6 months old to use a digital ear thermometer.
True fever at her age rectal temperature over 1004. 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. Answered by dr. To take an accurate axillary temperature the thermometer point must fit snugly into your babys armpit.
Ive heard a variety of answers and am a little confused answered by dr. Make sure that your babys clothing doesnt get between the thermometer and the skin. What qualifies as a fever when taking an infants temperature under his arm. In this age range you can use a digital thermometer to take a rectal or an armpit temperature or you can use a temporal artery thermometer.
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.