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I went to my doc. Today and he said I should start checking my temp. With a basal thermometer to see if i'm ovulating .How do I do this ?
Basal body temp: Checking yoru temperature with a basal body thermometer can help detect ovulation: consider getting a special thermometer at your pharmacy. Also consider using an ovulation predictor kit: it's easy to use, and is even more accurate in detecting ovulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Someday's temp is 98.6 and Someday's it's 97.6 or so. Should I worry? Ear thermometer also gives slightly higher readings than oral thermometer?...
Varies: If the oral temperature is take correctly, under the tongue with the mouth closed the entire time the thermometer is reading, it shouldn't be much different from rectal. Babies can't follow these instructions, so if you want' to accurately know a baby's temperature, do it rectally. All other methods are far less reliable (unless you ask someone trying to sell you something). ...Read more
Temperature: I don' belive so. Your use of the word temperature implies a measured value. ...Read more
Stick with the....: Classics. A tried and true digital thermometer that you place under the arm or tongue is the best and safest way to measure a child's temperature. These are a safe version of the old glass thermometers that can acquire temperature info from the same sites. Leave the ear thermometers to the medical professionals. They can be tricky to use and to avoid inaccurately measuring the ear canal wall temp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Silly question. I have 3 sick boys at home. I bought a new rectal thermometer and in my exhaustion forgot to wash it before using it. Should i worry?
While not ideal...: I wouldn't worry too much. Just be sure to wash it after using it! ...Read more
My boyfriend has had a high feverbfor 36 hours and i haven't gotten it to break once. I have tried everything and have no thermometer. What should I do? He has no insurance.
I've been through several thermometers. My temp will be 104, then to confirm, I take again. 96. Then again 100. Then 89. In 30 minutes. What the hell?
Get a new electronic: Urinate into a clean cup and immediately measure the temperature of the fluid. That will give you the most accurate measure of core temperature. ...Read more
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