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anyone had problems with ear thermometer??

i got a set of themometers a rectal and an ear one from target i think theyare american res cross kind, well i have been using the ear one on my self and it is really inconstinst! one try it will say 100.4 then the next try 3 seconds later is like 89 how do i know its working right???

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:46 PM on Feb. 2, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • If it is doing this, it's not. Variations in temperature from one minute to the next should only be 1 degree or less. If it says 100.4 one minute and then 101.0 the next, that's fairly normal.

    Answer by kemclaughlin at 12:50 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

  • ear themometers are not accurate....the only ones that are 100% accurate are the rectal ones.

    Answer by tnteaton at 2:13 PM on Feb. 2, 2009

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