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Normal Body Temperature For Infants Armpit

979 f to 1004 f 366 c to 380 c axillary.

Normal body temperature for infants armpit. Normal temperature in babies sometimes babies and young children have higher body temperature ranges than adults for armpit and ear measurements. An axillary temperature will normally be lower than a rectal temperature. 964 f to 1004 f 358 c to 380 c. For infants 3 to 12 months old recommended options include a digital rectal axillary armpit or tympanic ear temperature measurement.

A normal body temperature for infants aged 02. A systematic review published in april 2000 in bmj found that there was wide variation between axillary and rectal temperatures. A common definition for fever using the rectal method is 1004 f while for the axillary method its 993 f. 978 f to 995 f 365 c to 375 c tympanic.