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Arm pit: Temp is taken in your arm pit. This is usually done in kids, not adults. ...Read more
LymphNodeEnlragment: Reactive means that the LymphNodes may be "doing their job".Enlarging to help fight infection ...Read more
What's more accurat a oral or acilary temp? Cause my oral temps always like 2 points lower then my axillary tempature. And i always wait 15 minutes.
Don't : Worry about your temps. Why are you checking? Variations are normal. ...Read more
Not very accurate: Most 8-10 year old can use an oral thermometer. Axillary readings are not always accurate. Rectal temps are always the best, but in that age group, it's not easy to get one. ...Read more
You are fine: normal temp. no worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is axillary folliculitis? Does it spread to other parts of the body? Can it be completly cured?
A localizeinfection.: Axillary folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles in the underarm area. It is most likely a staph infection, and is definitely treatable. T is more common with shaving. If this happens frequently, then clearing out the staph colonies that live in the nose with a topical antibiotic called Mupirocin can be very helpful. Good hygiene and antibacterial soap to the underarms is helpful. ...Read more