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What temperature is considered a fever in my baby?
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In brief: 100.5 F or 37.9 C
Measured rectally, which is the most correct way to take temperature under 2 months or so.

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In brief: 100.5 F or 37.9 C
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics , 27 years in practice
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Over 100.4 rectal
Normal body temperature is a range-- it's not exactly 98.
6. Over 100.4, measured rectally, is considered a fever.

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In brief: Over 100.4 rectal
Normal body temperature is a range-- it's not exactly 98.
6. Over 100.4, measured rectally, is considered a fever. Connect with a doctor now ›
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics , 19 years in practice
Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: 100.5 F or 38 C
There is no exact answer but in general a rectal temperature over 100.
4 is considered a fever in infants.

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In brief: 100.5 F or 38 C
There is no exact answer but in general a rectal temperature over 100.
4 is considered a fever in infants. Talk to a doctor now › ›
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Dr. Gregory Tichenor
Emergency Medicine , 24 years in practice
Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics
In brief: 100.4 or above
A rectal temperature is the most accurate way to measure your baby's temperature.

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In brief: 100.4 or above
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