How to Take Your Child's TemperatureUploader: Yokora 10 month ago Subscribe 7798
More on this topic for: But a high fever sometimes is a sign of a problem that needs your doctor's attention. Digital thermometers give the quickest, most accurate readings, and are the only most accurate temperature anus that doctors currently recommend. All kids get a fever from time to time. If your thermometer uses disposable plastic sleeves or covers, put one on according to the manufacturer's instructions. Turn on the digital thermometer and clear the screen of any old readings. But kids who are coughing a lot or breathing through their mouths because of stuffy noses might not be able to keep their mouths closed long enough for an accurate oral reading. Although not as accurate as most accurate temperature anus rectal or oral temperature in a cooperative child, some parents prefer to take an axillary temperature, especially for kids who can't hold a thermometer in their mouths.