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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Low temperature: Low body temperature may be caused by heat loss from the body due to environmental exposure. Secondary causes of hypothermia in young people can be re ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Rosner
Specializes in Rheumatology
No (not directly): If a person become seriously infected (septic) while on an immunospressant they can have a low body temperature. Drugs that directly cause low body te ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Immunosuppressive : Typically that is not a usual side effect. Using Acetaminophen or nsaids can cause a lower body temperature though even that is minimal.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Letourneau
20 years experience Critical Care
Many: Low body temperature may be due to exposure to cold conditions, infections that lead to sepsis, use of alcohol or other drugs in the setting of cold c ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
34 years experience Critical Care
Variety: Hypothermia or low body temperature can be caused by endocrine disorders, most commonly hypothyroid , infection or exposure to prolonged elements. Th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Hormone problems: An underactive thyroid is the most common and easily treatable cause. Other hormones can affect temperature as well. Women generally have a higher b ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Body temp: The temperature values are OK and you feel OK. What is worrying you? Why are you measuring you body temperature when you are feeling quite well?
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Basal temperature: Your temperature is not lower at ovulation it is your baseline temperature. After ovulation you have an increase in temperature by about 1/2 to 1 deg ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
I assume U mean PCOS: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is almost invariably associated with hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism, likewise, is often a cause of low body temperat ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
Sweating & inflammat: Both high body temp (fever) as well as low (hypothermia) are immune responses to an infection. IL-1, a key protein, causes sweating & a rise in bo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Nothing I know of: No one has answered your question so far because we are not aware of such a thing as fever followed by hypothermia.

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