Fever measurement in the butt, even at 16? (Fever, measure)

Measuring fever in the buttocks, even at 16?

Does fever measurement in the butt still make sense at 16? I am currently ill, my stepmother thinks she will measure me in the butt if the fever does not go away quickly, so far I have measured under the armpit.

How should I measure, is better in the bottom than under the armpit, can you measure it yourself or must it be done?

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Has its justification from a medical and health perspective

If you do it correctly or have it measured correctly, it is not uncomfortable. It is best to immerse the measuring tip in a little petroleum jelly or cooking oil so that it is easier to insert. So I was measured up to about 13 or 14 years. After that I had to measure myself and I still do it this way. At your age, you should definitely be allowed to do it yourself and decide how and where you measure!

My family doctor once said in an interview about a sick report that I should continue to measure.

Hope I could help you ;)

Measured under the armpit, add 2 tenths. Then it comes down to something.

You can measure rectally alone. This measurement is much more accurate.

So it definitely has nothing to do with age. It’s about getting the exact temperature of the body. You should always measure the fever where the temperature is the easiest to get, and that’s in the anus. But also in the mouth. And if it is an electrical thermometer and beeps, then leave it in again until it beeps again, because it takes a little more time than 3 minutes for the exact temperature.

But don’t put a thermometer in your mouth that you may have used in the butt before. ;)

Hm. So I measure in my mouth – but not if someone already had the termometer in their arsch xD

As far as I know it is not relevant whether you measure from the butt or the armpits

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