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I don't have a thermometer and drug stores around me are closed. I think i might have a fever. How can I find out if I have a fever?
Do you need to know?: You don't need to treat fever in and of itself, so it is not imperative you know what your temperature is unless you have other health conditions where a fever could be a severe warning sign - like if you immunocompromised. Otherwise, be more aware of other symptoms, keep yourself hydrated and rest tonight. If you absolutely need your temp, places like walmart have thermometers, some quik-marts. ...Read more
Parent dependent: Whatever you feel most comfortable with. You could always ask your pediatrician or simply go online and look at lots and lots of reviews from like-minded parent's. The exergen thermometer has lots of media coverage, but its own set of drawbacks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Thermometer: Depends on which ones. Mercury ones are most accurate. ...Read more
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
Not sick- but had 100.6 temp, then 99.7 then 98.6 in span of 30 minutes. Used different thermometers to check. Not on meds.Why body fluctuates temp?
Thermometer problem: Likely the problem here is not that your body is fluctuating in temperature, but that the thermometer is giving inconsistent measurements. An ear thermometer can vary depending on the angle used during measurement. ...Read more
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
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.
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