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Electronic thermometer giving different readings between forehead and ear. Which is accurate?

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Ohanythingwilldo Fri 14-Oct-11 14:48:39

I have an electronic thermometer and if I zap DS forehead I get a reading of around 39 but if I do his ear it is 37. Does anyone know which reading is more accurate?

diyvspse Fri 14-Oct-11 15:19:48

An under arm one is more accurate. Do you have one?

I have always found the ear ones give widely ranging temperatures. Try the ear again / the other ear & see.

greensmurf Fri 14-Oct-11 16:14:23

The ear ones are supposed to be much more accurate than forehead ones. Does he feel like he's got a high temp?

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