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A 25-year-old female asked:

Oral temp is 98.3, armpit temp is 98.2. (adult). is this a fever? i know you have to add a degree to armpit temp.

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine 22 years experience
98.3: If the oral temp is 98.3, that is not an elevated temperature.
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