Do You Add a Degree When Taking Temperature?

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A degree should not neccessarily be added when taking a persons temperature. There are three methods for temperature taking, axillary, oral, and rectal. Axillary is general 1 degree lower than the oral temperature, and 2 degrees lower than rectal. On small infants, rectal temperature is the preferred method.
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1 Additional Answer
You will not have to add a degree when taking a temperature. This is unless, the temperature was taken via the underarm.
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