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McDonough, GA
A 18-year-old female asked:

So my temp orally was 99.2 but.my alxiary temp was 99.3 so adding a point.would.make it.100.3 right so what do i go by oral or axillary? fever?

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Dr. James Hinrichs
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
Is a low grade fever: The axillary temp it frequently lower, as you point out, but if oral temp is valid would go with that. You have a low grade fever, just need to go with your other symptoms, if any, and decide what you should do next.
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