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Normal Body Temperature For Infants Armpit

A normal body temperature for infants aged 02.

Normal body temperature for infants armpit. For infants 3 to 12 months old recommended options include a digital rectal axillary armpit or tympanic ear temperature measurement. A common definition for fever using the rectal method is 1004 f while for the axillary method its 993 f. A systematic review published in april 2000 in bmj found that there was wide variation between axillary and rectal temperatures. 978 f to 995 f 365 c to 375 c tympanic.

Although the average body temperature is 9860f 370c your normal body temperature might be slightly higher or lower. An axillary temperature will normally be lower than a rectal temperature. Normal temperature in babies sometimes babies and young children have higher body temperature ranges than adults for armpit and ear measurements. 964 f to 1004 f 358 c to 380 c.