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A 46-year-old female asked:

When would you consider a 2 mo to have a fever?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
100.4 F: When the temp is 100.4 or greater. This is based on rectal temperature which is the preferred route of taking the temperature on a baby. Rectal temp is 1 degree > oral temp an ear temp is 1 degree > oral temp an armpit temp is 1 degree < oral temp. All this in fahrenhiet.

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Last updated Dec 31, 2016

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