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What is the most accurate thermometer on the market?

What is the most accurate thermometer on the market?

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 more

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So we had an old thermometer the ones with mercury bc I heard it was most accurate. Well it broke and fell all over the floor is it poisonous?

Yes: Follow this link for details: http://www. Health. Ny.Gov/environmental/chemicals/hsees/mercury/cleaning_up_a_small_mercury_spill. Htm. ...Read more

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Is the braun ear thermometer accurate for children's temperatures?

Is the braun ear thermometer accurate for children's temperatures?

YES: Ear thermometers when used correctly can be quite accurate. There are some limitations, . It is not as good in infants due to their ear canal size. But in older children and teens and adults it is great. ...Read more

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I think ma bb haz feverBut I don't hav thermometer. Is Der another way 2get accurate temperature? Like can I turn da stove on n touch that den hiz4head

I think ma bb haz feverBut I don't hav thermometer. Is Der another way 2get accurate temperature? Like can I turn da stove on n touch that den hiz4head

Fever: Mothers are very accurate in determining if their babies have fever or not, just not able to judge how high, according to studies done. Time to take the baby to the pediatrician, after hours urgent care, or if very young, and not acting normally, ER. You can also call your pediatrician. Most in the US have an answering service to relay calls to the doctor on call overnight. ...Read more

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Which is accurate armpit or ear thermometer? Armpit temp is 37.5 but ear is 38.5? which to follow?

Which is accurate armpit or ear thermometer? Armpit temp is 37.5 but ear is 38.5? which to follow?

Temperature Reading: The axillary temperature is not as accurate as the ototemperature. In fact, the Oto-temperature is considered a very accurate temperature reading per some authorities. I prefer the use of the Oto-temperature in the office. ...Read more

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I've had a temporal artery biopsy 2 months ago. Is a temporal artery thermometer going to be accurate now or is it wiser to use oral temperature?

I've had a temporal artery biopsy 2 months ago. Is a temporal artery thermometer going to be accurate now or is it wiser to use oral temperature?

Temporal artery temp: There is no reason it should not be accurate as there is still blood flowing through the artery. Also, if you feel more comfortable, you can use the other side. ...Read more

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What is the best thermometer to use on my baby?

What is the best thermometer to use on my baby?

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 more

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How can I know if I are sick without a thermometer?

How can I know if I are sick without a thermometer?

There are many: Potential signs of illness other than a fever. A fever is rarely the only symptom of sickness. If you feel perfectly fine, there is no need to monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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How many degrees higher is a rectal thermometer than an oral one?

How many degrees higher is a rectal thermometer than an oral one?

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

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What type of thermometer should I use to take my baby's temperature?

What type of thermometer should I use to take my baby's temperature?

Rectal thermometer: It's still the most accurate, especially in children who are too young to cooperate with an oral thermometer. A cheap digital one is best. It's quite safe. It just takes a little getting used to the idea. Ear and forehead thermometers can be notoriously unreliable. ...Read more

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Is there any way at all to work out my temperature without a thermometer?

Is there any way at all to work out my temperature without a thermometer?

Temperature: I don' belive so. Your use of the word temperature implies a measured value. ...Read more