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What should be normal temperature of mouth for 13 year old boy... Between digital thermometer and old mercury in glass which thermometer is best.. Which one shows the exact correct result
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Mercury thermometers although accurate are not recommended for use these days as there is risk of accidental mercury poisoning.Digital thermometers are as accurate and are recommended. Normal oral temperature is 96 to 100°F.
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Dr. Rakesh Kumar
Pediatrician 10 yrs exp Patna
98 to 98.8 *f Mercury thermometer is best one
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Dr. Rajesh Kumar Goel
Pediatrician 22 yrs exp Kolkata
Mercury thermometer is best. Normal oral temperature 98 to 99 F
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