How long does it take to hold the thermometer?

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How long does it take to hold the thermometer?

How long does it take to hold the thermometer?

Breathe through your nose and use your lips to hold the thermometer firmly in place for 3 minutes or until the digital device beeps.

How long to hold the glass thermometer?

3.3. The bulb of the thermometer must be positioned in the axillary cavity by applying pressure with the arm. To avoid errors, the measurement time should not be less than 4 minutes.

How long should the mercury thermometer be kept?

It depends on the type of thermometer. The mercury thermometer should be kept under the armpit for a time ranging from 5 to 7 minutes. This type of thermometer is no longer used much. Digital thermometers, on the other hand, are more used and allow the measurement of fever within a minute.

Why not take a fever after eating?

To avoid errors, it is better to measure the temperature at rest, in a cool environment: in fact, the body temperature increases in some conditions: for example after eating, after playing sports. Don't worry if the temperature is different during the day.
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