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West Columbia, SC
A 22-year-old female asked:

Which is correct? axillary temp always 99.2 (that's with degree added), oral temp always 98.4/5. same thermometer.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Both are: They both represent a normal temperature and are well within the range of variation you see taking it in different ways.
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