Most people may have heard that the “normal” body temperature is 98.6°F (37°C). This number is only an average. Your body temperature may be slightly higher or lower. A number of factors can influence your body temperature, including your age, gender, time of day, and activity level.
Here are references for normal body temperature ranges and symptoms of a fever:
Note that Temp Pal® measures armpit temperature that is approximate +- 0.05°C to the core body temperature.
* Table References:
‧ Extracted from Massachusetts Department of Public Health “Fever and the Flu” Fall 2007
‧ Chinese Journal of Biomedical Engineering Vol26, no.4