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A 21-year-old male asked:

Oral thermometer shows 100.6 f fever and infrared thermometer shows 97.8 touching forehead with hand also don't feel any fever tried with two oral thermometer both shows 100.6?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Trust the oral temp. Much more accurate. Especially if the oral thermometer is a most reliable mercury one.
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