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Normal Body Temp For Children
About body temperature (fever). Are adult fevers lower than children's fevers for the same illnesses?
Yes: Yes.Body temperature may vary thruout the day.If stable and normal, and the child is acting normally, nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Is it normal for my 11 month old babys temperature to rise on hot days above normal level(37.2-37.7 degrees Celsius)?
Yes: if not drinking enough and exposed to heat--keep well hydrated ...Read more
Body Temperature: The normal body temperature for a baby is no different than the rest of us. 98.6f (37c) is considered the norm. ...Read more
Is it normal for a 2 day old baby to shiver even his temp is 37 C or 98.6 F degrees in the summer. Room temper is 23 C or 75 F. Lots of clothing.
Normal: This "shivering" is just the baby's immature nervous system causing muscle movement. It is not an indication they are cold. Don't overdress your baby - overheating has been associated with SIDS> newborn should wear number of layers of clothes adults in environment are comfortable in plus one layer more. ...Read more
Is a rectal temperature 1° higher than a normal temp? Also what time does the body temperature peek?. Do tod dlers have a higher body temperature?
Core Temperature: A recital temperature is considered a core temperature, or as-good-as-it-gets. So stick with the temperature you see. Also, toddlers typically feel warm, but their body temperature is the same as anyone else. ...Read more
If my normal body temp is 96.9 average, would upper 98 degrees be considered a (low) fever temperature?
No: Doctors prefer to look at signs and symptoms instead of a number from a thermometer. We don't worry about a temperature in the 98 degree range in a normal person. ...Read more
My 3 month old is having cold and sweaty feet. Temperature is always normal at home 72-75. Her body temperature is normal but not her feet. Normal?
Yes: Infants can selectively shift circulation from the skin surface to deeper tissue to save energy needed for growth.This is commonly seen if they are in a setting where the temperature is below normal body temperature.Stick the same foot into warm bath water & it pinks up immediately. If your worried about her heart or circulation, press below either eye & open the lower eyelid.It shows normal pink ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: Fever usually means that the body is raising the temperature to stop viral or bacterial attacks. An infant retains the mother's antibodies for about 3 months. The infant's immature immune system takes over so the baby becomes more vulnerable . If the baby's temperature is very high or very low, it may be very serious go to emergency dept, hydrate, tepid not cold water for cooling, take a temperature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Armpit temp: 99.4 axillary temp is still considered the upper limits of normal. ...Read more
If your usual body temp runs at about 97.6 F, is a temperature of 98.6 F actually a fever for you (elevated temp)?
Feeling feverish?: Everyone is unique -from the nose we have to the body temp we keep. 98.6 deg F doesn't apply to everyone as a 'normal temp' & in your case u seem to run at 97.6? - Note that the body temp goes up & down throughout the day (circadian rhythm). I think u would KNOW IT if u had a fever -there should be a subjective feeling of that. I wouldn't trust a 'number' from a thermometer, it needs to correlate ...Read more
Condition not temp: Kids febrile response to illness is more a gauge of how well their body rejects the germs than how serious the illness.I've had kids with 105 giggling & running down the hallway while some with 100.4 couldn't move without pain.Any kid with sustained t >102 for >12hrs deserves a dr visit.I am more concerned about taking fluids, wet diapers & play.A 7yo with 107 last yr with flu did quite well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For adults: What is the normal body temperature range? What is the temp. of a fever? What is low body temp. range? What is the high body temp. range?
Yes: That is in the normal range.Get a more detailed answer ›