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Plymouth, MI
A 38-year-old female asked:

Is a rectal temperature 1 higher than a normal temp? also what time does the body temperature peek?. do tod dlers have a higher body temperature?

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Dr. Adam King
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 17 years experience
Core Temperature: A recital temperature is considered a core temperature, or as-good-as-it-gets. So stick with the temperature you see. Also, toddlers typically feel warm, but their body temperature is the same as anyone else.
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