Can you use an underarm thermometer orally?

Can you use an underarm thermometer orally?

Temperature assessment by oral route

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Answer 1
November, 2020
Digital thermometers.

These thermometers use electronic heat sensors to record body temperature. They can be used in the rectum (rectal), mouth (oral) or armpit (axillary). Armpit temperatures are typically the least accurate of the three.

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