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fever Wesley Robert's momma 1 child; Indiana 3626 posts
1st Dec '12

My son woke up not feeling good. I took his temperature rectally and it was 102.6. What's the normal rectal temp for a 2 year old?

lolajessup Due July 25; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Beaverton, Michigan 44057 posts
1st Dec '12

I think rectal u minus one degree.

Manda❤Alayna 1 child; 1 angel baby; Texas 4147 posts
1st Dec '12

Rectal is the actual temp

Squeaky McGee 2 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 63810 posts
1st Dec '12
Quoting Manda Capps:" Rectal is the actual temp"


This.

Charlie's Mama. ♥ TTC since Jun 2013; 1 child; North Dakota 1481 posts
1st Dec '12

a doctor told me rectal you minus a degree, but i've always thought it was the actual temp...