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Sinus infection, measure temp rectally - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
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User :   i have a question that i need help answering
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Plz proceed with your Q
User :   i am a person who takes my temp rectally because it is most accurate. i usually do it while on my stomach, but i heard that the over the lap position is the best position to take it in, so i want to start takeing it while over someones lap. the problem i have is my mom. how can i get my mom to take my temp rectally while over her lap? and if she flips out how can i get her to understand that takeing a rectal temp is the best way to take a temp? and i also want to know how often u should take ur temp? thanks for ur help
Doctor :   first of all why you want to measure rectal temp? for what purpose?

User :   because it is most accurate and because i am prone to illness
Doctor :   what illness you are prone to?

User :   sinus infections
User :   that is why i take my temp rectally
Doctor :   i suggest you to concenterate on getting cure for sinus infection rather than finding out the acute excaberation.

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