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How old is too old to take a child's temperature in the rectum?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: None

Although uncomfortable and there are other accurate ways to measure body temperature as one gets older, it can always be done.

In brief: None

Although uncomfortable and there are other accurate ways to measure body temperature as one gets older, it can always be done.
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