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high basal body temperature before period

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
A temperature: Is a temperature, regardless of what you call it. How high is it? If it's over 100.4 it's probably abnormal; otherwise its normal.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Temperature rise: Threre wil be a decided elevation of the baseline temperature in the 2nd half of the menstrual cycle produced by the heat producing effect(thermogenic ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
BBT unreliable: If the basal body temperature is still elevated check a pregnancy test. Usually the basal body temperature charting is somewhat unreliable though.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
14 years experience Gynecology
See this site: Mayo clinic has a great explanation http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/tests-procedures/basal-body-temperature/basics/definition/prc-20019978.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
First a.m. awakening: Take your temperature first thing when you awaken in the morning before the first "pit stop" if possible then chart it or record it daily.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
34 years experience Fertility Medicine
First AM Temp: Temp before getting up in the morning. Should be done in bed prior to sitting up. This temperature rises about 1/2 degree after ovulation. Not very ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
40 years experience Fertility Medicine
BBT: Basal body temperature is the taking of the oral temperature first thing in the morning approximately at the same time before even getting out of bed ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
26 years experience Fertility Medicine
Stop testing!: Basal body temperatures are very very inaccurate and cannot be used to determine ovulation. Also if you are 45 years old and looking to get pregnant y ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Your : Your basal body temperature is tracked in the fertility awareness method (fam) in order to compare changes in temperature over the month. There is no ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Temp: yes cold or infection raises basal body temp

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