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My 6 year old daughter woke up this morning with a head ace, diarrhea and vomiting also her rectal temperature was 96.7 is this temp too low?

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Dr. Pamela Svendsen
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: Temperatures are rarely 98.6 exactly and can vary a degree or two downward. No worries about her temperature.
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