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What Should I Do When My Baby Temperature Drop
My baby isn't wetting her dippers and has a low temperature and isn't eating normal. Her temperature is 96.2 degrees?
Considered normal: For babies under 2 months of age we do get a concern of they run a temperature >100.4 f , but a temperature of 99 ( obtained as a core or rectal temperature) is considered normal. Infants or older children often run a lower body temperature around 4-6am and a higher one around 4pm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is about 2 weeks now and i was wondering what's a good temperature to leave my AC on that wont get her sick?
Temp: Have you baby evaluated, as rises in temperature can signify an infection, either viral or bacterial. Call you doctor in the mean time, and they can give you instructions on meds (acetominophen for example), based on your childs weight to help with the fever until the baby can get examined. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can be normal: The "normal" temperature (37 c) is really more of an average. Some people will routinely be higher, and some will routinely be lower. Also, temperature tends to be higher in the evening. ...Read more
Depends on situation: If a kid has started to feed on a bottle & you recapped it for later, i like to toss it after 4 -6 hours at room temperature. If you pulled it out of the refrigerator and it sat out at room temperature, it is good for the whole day. This assumes you clean your bottles like you do regular dishes & don't reuse before cleaning. ...Read more
98.6: 98.6 is the normal temperature for both adults and infants. Any temperature above this is technically hyperthermia. We don't usually worry about temperatures unless they are greater than 100.0. Children will often run low grade temperatures and is not usually anything to worry about, unless they are persistent, or associated with other symptoms. ...Read more
What is a normal temperature in a baby? Also, is there such thing as too low temperature and what should I do if that is the case?
Depends: Depends on which thermometer you use- temperatures taken under the arm or in the ear tend to be lower than rectal temperatured, a normal rectal temperature is 98.6 plus or minus 1 degree. ( 97.6-99.6) subtract another degree if taking it under the arm. If your baby's temp is low, be sure he or she is dressed warmly enough. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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