One other difference between rectal and oral thermometers is the location of the line or indicator showing normal temperature. There is a 1 degree difference in the ideal oral and rectal temperatures. If you are using an oral or oral pacifier thermometer, many doctors would say that a fever is also over 100. 4f (38c), but some may consider a fever in a young patient, to be an oral temperature of 100f or 37. Talk to your doctor about what temperature range they would consider a fever and about the recommended treatment. As anaxillary temperature 990f(37 70c) to allow for temperature difference between the sublingual pocket and axilla, 611 (55) of the fevers as defined by an oral temperature. Discussion thefeverscanappears to provideabetter estimate of oral temperature than does axillary temperature inschoolchildren. Older adults can also struggle to keep their body temperature in a normal range if theyre somewhere with intense air conditioning or. You need to wait 15 minutes after eating or drinking to take an oral temperature. Otherwise, the temperature of your food or drink might affect the thermometer reading. It can be difficult for children or anyone who breathes through the mouth to keep their mouths closed long enough to get an accurate oral reading. An oral temperature (tem-per-ah-chur) is when the mouth is used to take your temperature. A thermometer (ther-mom-uh-ter) is used to take your temperature in your mouth. A person should be 5 years or older to have a temperature taken in the mouth. oral temperature is considered to be almost as accurate as rectal temperature. Its the most common way to measure temperature in older children and adults. You can take a temperature using the mouth (oral), anus (rectal), armpit (axillary), or ear (tympanic). But the temperature readings vary depending on which one you use, and you need an accurate body temperature to determine if a fever is present. for an oral temperature, you will need to wash the thermometer with soapy water first. These are the main differences between oral and axillary temperatures. I cant explain it more than vagina feels really good wrapped around my dick and anal, well its ok if thats what shes into.