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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.

Normal body temperature for infants armpit. An axillary temperature will normally be lower than a rectal temperature. A common definition for fever using the rectal method is 1004 f while for the axillary method its 993 f. 964 f to 1004 f 358 c to 380 c. The normal body temperature ranges using these devices are.

979 f to 1004 f 366 c to 380 c axillary. Although the average body temperature is 9860f 370c your normal body temperature might be slightly higher or lower. Normal temperature in babies sometimes babies and young children have higher body temperature ranges than adults for armpit and ear measurements. 978 f to 995 f 365 c to 375 c tympanic.