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