Armpit Temperature For Baby
This is done by placing a thermometer in the babys anus.
Armpit temperature for baby. Your baby is between 3 months and 3 years old and has a temperature of 102 f 389 c. Feel sweaty or clammy. Normal body temperature for baby armpit celsius fever is a rise in body temperature above normal. How to take your babys temperature.
There are 3 main places to take a babys temperature. 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. A normal temperature in babies and children is about 364c but this can vary slightly. My babies 2 months old her temperature is at 992 under her arm.
Your child is 3 years or older and has a temperature of 1030f 3940c. Seek medical care if your baby or. Make sure that your babys clothing doesnt get between the thermometer and the skin. Sometimes you just want a versatile armpit thermometer for a baby thats tried and true.
Turn on the digital thermometer and lubricate the tip of the thermometer with petroleum jelly. There is no specific medicine in. 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. Your baby may have a high temperature if they.
If you dont get a snug fit the reading you get will probably be too low. Best digital stick of normal baby temperature armpit. This is called the axillary temperature. A high temperature or fever is usually considered to be a temperature of 38c or above.
For best results in babies and toddlers up to 3 years of age the american academy of pediatrics advises taking the temperature in the rectum. Gear district digital thermometer. To take an accurate axillary temperature the thermometer point must fit snugly into your babys armpit. I gave her little remedies but her temp couple hours later is still 992.
The downside is that an armpit. How to take an armpit temperature some doctors recommend taking a babys temperature in the armpit. Stick thermometers can be used for everyone in your family and are suitable for oral rectal or axillary underarm use. Answered by dr.
Feel hotter than usual to touch on their forehead back or stomach.