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i just took my sons temp axillary sp? I add one degree right? (through the armpit

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Asked by amy31308 at 6:56 PM on Mar. 29, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • yes add one

    Answer by Val504 at 6:58 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I was told two.

    Answer by lovinangels at 7:23 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Auxillary temps can be off by as much as two degrees.

    Answer by 4xmommy2008 at 7:42 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • Add one degree, with anal temp you subtract a degree.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:26 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

  • I was told to add one degree, but when you call the hospital or the doctor they don't. Also I was told that rectally is acurate and you do not add any degrees.

    Answer by simplysmiles13 at 11:17 PM on Mar. 29, 2009

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