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normal body temperature for a newborn baby

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Infant temperature: The accepted temperature for newborns who are 2 to 3 months old is below 100.4 f. Any temperature at that level and above is suspicious for a fever mo ... Read More

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All the time: Ortherwise they wouldnt survive long. The issue is they have a very large surface area which makes it harder for them to regulate temperature and eas ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Celsius: 37 degrees celsius is normal. 98.6 fharenheit is normal.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Peeling skin: Yes normal baby's skin can peel a few days to weeks after birth. This is a normal phenomenon.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, no: A sensation of warmth without a fever is not indicative of any risk to a pregnancy or developing baby. The body does go through many expected chang ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Torsion: can happen at any time so impossible to answer your question. I suggest you address this question to your pediatrician and ask for an independent rev ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Mongolian spots: Some babies are born with these blue spots. They mimic bruises and hence can be easily mistaken for child abuse and/ or serious hematlogical diseases. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: as above They never had to deal with separating liquids from air inside the womb & it takes a while for them to learn all the skills needed to so ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Core temperature: Normally is 98.6 degrees f. Or 37 degrees celsius.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Body Temperature: The normal body temperature for a baby is no different than the rest of us. 98.6f (37c) is considered the norm.
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