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Old 10-17-2006, 09:43 PM   #8
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Re: question about 3 month old and temperatures

98.6 under the arm means 99.6. My Ped said that anything under 100.4 is okay and not considered a fever.

Jackson runs high like be, so he's ALWAYS at 99.6. That's his normal.

We do it under the arm. We've got a rectal, but unless he had a bad fever, I wouldn't do that to him. They did once in the ER and he looked at us like "WHAT ON EARTH IS SHE DOING?!?!"
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