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Why do I have a fever temperature behind my ears?

Recently I have been smelling this sick smell. I checked my temperature on my forehead, and it read 98.6, but when I checked the temperature behind my right ear, it read 101.2, and the temperature behind my left ear read 100.4. I do not feel sick, but I can smell this fever smell whenever I breathe. No one else is sick in my home, and everything is normal in my body. Which temperature should I go by to know for sure if I'm sick? I used a digital thermometer that sounds off if my temperature is in a fever range. Do I go by the temperature behind my ears or my forehead, or do I continue to check all three to compare the temperatures, especially when I smell fever?
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The best way to take your temperature is neither of those ways.  The forehead thing got popular because it's easy to do during covid, but it isn't accurate.  At home, get a digital thermometer, put it under your tongue, and check it.  But you smell fever?  I've never smelled a fever.  Unless you're a dog, your nose can't smell fever, so what is it you're saying exactly?
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Your comment was unhelpful and rude. I can smell fever such as when a child is sick a parent can smell the sickness in the child. Most people understand that a fever has a smell to it. It's clear that you don't know what you are talking about.  You could have kept the negative comment. As far as giving advice on a question that someone may ask about, you shouldn't respond if you are going to be rude.
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