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Different temp in each ear? Fever?
seepingblooty posted:
I'm 25 and I've consistently had different temperatures in each of my ears. My left is always about a degree higher than my right. Lately I haven't been feeling so well and tried checking my temp. Left ear was just over 100 while my right ear was about 99. How do I know if I have a fever or not? Is this something to be checked out?
Rod_Moser_PA_PhD responded:
Home ear thermometers are not that accurate, so a degree variation is not medically significant. Unless you have other symptoms, I don't think this requires any medical intervention.

Fevers are not harmful. If you get a significant fever (101 or more), I think you will know and feel it....ear temperature reading or not.
vickielkins replied to Rod_Moser_PA_PhD's response:
hi i was diagnosed with bells palsy with out even haven any test done i have no control on the left side of my face but every since i got this palsy stuff i have had a differance in my temp the right ear will be pretty much normal but in the left ear its always 100.2 to 100.7 and i am always sweating as if i have a fever and at night im always in a lot of pain unable to sleep the pain is n left side of neck and my brain feels like it just wants to explode out of my head what can i do about this and do i really have a fever because of the diff temps even though i feel i do im not sure

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