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How do I adjust my Vicks thermometer?
Last Updated: 26th March, 2021
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Likewise, how do you change the temperature on a Vicks thermometer?
Hold the button while the thermometer is off. You should see an indication that it's reading in Fahrenheit by the "F" on the bottom. Press the button again to change the F to a C, and then the thermometer should read in Celsius.
Also, how accurate is the Vicks thermometer? The Vicks® SpeedRead™ Digital Thermometer with large screen display, and Fever InSight® feature makes taking temperature fast, easy and comfortable. Features: Fast 8 second reading* Professional Accuracy: +/-0.2° F in laboratory testing.
Besides, how do you change the mode on a digital thermometer?
Changing the temperature scale Press and hold down the «start» button. After about 8 seconds the display will show this sequence: «°C» / «°F» / Release the «start» button when «°F» is shown. There will be a short beep to confirm the new setting, the thermometer then turns off automatically.
What is the normal body temp?
The average normal body temperature is generally accepted as 98.6°F (37°C). Some studies have shown that the "normal" body temperature can have a wide range, from 97°F (36.1°C) to 99°F (37.2°C). A temperature over 100.4°F (38°C) most often means you have a fever caused by an infection or illness.