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A 33-year-old female asked:

If you keep a rectal, temporal & oral thermometer in a room that is on the colder side, would that cause it to read your temperature as higher or lower than it actually is?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Where the thermometer is does not determine your temperature. Good Luck
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