Always use a digital thermometer to check your child's temperature (see If your child is younger than 3 years, taking a rectal temperature.
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For babies younger than 3 months, you'll get the most reliable reading by using a digital thermometer to take a rectal temperature. Call the doctor if your infant is.
Make sure to label the rectal thermometer so it is not used orally. Teens. For teenagers with a fever of or more lasting longer than three.
I never had a Rectal temperature as a teenager we had teens then were all children full stop had rectal temps boys and girls all treated same.