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What Temperature Is Too Low For A Child
Consult Pediatrician: Blood pressure evaluation in children is complicated as there are many factors involved including age and body mass index. A pediatrician is the best resource. Getting an accurate blood pressure reading for a child requires an experienced individual. Symptoms of low bp: dizziness, fainting, blurry vision & light-headedness. ...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 6 more doctor answers
Over 99 degrees: The body has a fairly tightly regulated normal temperature. Elevated temp is in response mostly to infection as the invading organisms have adapted to 98.6 and our defense mechanisms work the best at elevated temp. Depending upon the source of the fever, you can tough it out but if you are uncertain, you might need to see your family doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age: I assume you mean age of a person.I have removed a basal cell in a child that was either 6 or 8 years old. That is rare. While these are usually found in the elderly, people can get them in their twenties or thirties , depending on how fair skinned they are and how much sun they have gotten in the past. Family history also plays a role. ...Read more
Depends on age: For babies under 2 or 3 months of age, any temperature over 100.4 degrees should be reported to the doctor and checked out. For babies over 3 months, fevers >101, if associated with irritability, change in feeding pattern, change in behavior or other symptoms, or lasting more than 48 hours, should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
95.9 to 99.5 : A normal temperature reading for a child when taken by mouth is 98.6 degrees f, though this measurement can range from 95.9 to 99.5 degrees f in different kids. Kids with temperatures consistently out of this range can be in danger and should see a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age & sex: Normal hemoglobin values change throughout the entire first year, so the age of the baby is important. Please check out this site, has an accurate table for values based on age. http://www.fpnotebook.com/mobile/hemeonc/lab/hmglbn.htm. ...Read more
Wow depends : There is no specific "cutoff" for when it is appropriate to have a child seen by a doctor. I would look at the whole picture and discern whether she is acting normally, is eating and drinking, or is progressively changing. A kid with 102F, running around and playful, should be safe. A kid with 100.5F who looks ill may not be safe. Also consider the duration of fever. Call the office for triage. ...Read more
35-45 %: There is a comfort zone for humidity.If it drops below 25-30 it can aggravate the dry skin.If it exceeds 50% it provides a comfortable environment for human dust mites to thrive.Above 70% you get mold and mildew. Simple button battery humidity sensor gauges can provide adequate monitoring for humidity.Old timey wall gauges are too slow to detect proper readings. ...Read more
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