How To Measure Body Temperature Without A Thermometer?
Hello. I am Riyanti from South Sumatra. Want to ask the doc, how do you check the temperature of the body without a thermometer. The problem is my area is far from the hospital. Jdi is afraid of corona
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Body temperature is related to the body's ability to create and eliminate heat. In normal circumstances human body temperature is at a temperature of 36.5 to 37.2 degrees Celsius and due to several factors can certainly cause an increase or decrease.
To find out the body temperature of course must be measured with a certainty. A tool for measuring body temperature is a thermometer that has many types of developments with advantages and disadvantages of each. Some types of thermometers include:
Digital thermometers Mercury thermometers Ear thermometers and more. Measuring body temperature by holding the forehead or neck is inappropriate because it cannot objectively describe body temperature. For more details about this you can read this article.
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