Baby Armpit Temp
The babys skin should completely surround the thermometer.
Baby armpit temp. Answered by dr. Everyone does not have a 986 normally. This is because its harder to tell whether they have a serious underlying illness. Axillary temp can be 12 to 1 degree lower than oral te.
A high temperature or fever is usually considered to be a temperature of 38c or above. Some peoples or babies normal. True fever at her age rectal temperature over 1004. 2 year old has been sick the past 5 days.
As with all humans our temperatures fluctuate all the time. She was just wearing a tahirt and jeans. My babies 2 months old her temperature is at 992 under her arm. A normal temperature in babies and children is about 364c but this can vary slightly.
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. A 986 temperature is just used as a reference point for normal. 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. Dry the armpit since moisture conducts heat and may give a false reading.
Feel hotter than usual to touch on their. Has an armpit temperature of 99 f 372 c or higher keep in mind that an armpit temperature might not be accurate. Non contact thermometers measure a babys temperature through the temporal artery on the forehead so also look for thermometers labeled temporal artery or forehead. 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.
No a 997 temperature is not a sign of sickness in a baby. If youre in doubt about an armpit temperature reading use another method to confirm the results. Thursday and friday she was puking and since then she has had a chesty cough but no fever. I gave her little remedies but her temp couple hours later is still 992.
In general contact your childs doctor if. And she was sweating. I woke her up to check her temp. Hi what is the normal temperature for the armpit for baby answered by dr.
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. Removing your babys clothing will make it easier. Her armpit temp was 968.