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how does menstrual cycle affect the body temperature

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Heath
33 years experience Family Medicine
Temperature: Body temperature varies from person to person and according to the technique and instrument used. Don't fret about this if you feel fine and measure ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Body temperature is usually normal during menstruation.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
Decrease in hormone : 14 days before your period there is sudden decrease in your estrogen and Progesterone production which leads to menstruation.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plenty of estrogen!: Hello Sherese, You are producing plenty of Estrogen. You may not be ovulating for a variety of reason but you have to investigate this further. It ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Significant fasting: Coud stress the body to the point that a period was delayed or skipped.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Menses irregular: Yes, any form of infection may alter the menstrual cycle.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Theoretically, any stress induced situation, including an illness like influenza, can affect the cycle by altering the stress hormone in the body.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Be careful: There is caffeine in lots of medicines and drinks and some foods. There can be an accumulation of dose that can be toxic. Small amounts can be okay ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Shouldn't: It shouldn't affect your menstrual cycle. However, your menstrual cycle should be the least of your worries if you are using meth.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The small amount of Progesterone in Mirena provides a local effect on cervcal mucous and the endometrial cavity. It would not affect basal body temper ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Hormones do affect the immune system, whether it is good or not is another question.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Menstrual cycle: The first day of the menstrual cycle is considered day 0 of the cycle. Approximately 14 days later there is ovulation and at this time pregnancy is po ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Avg blood loss: For a cycle is 35 ml, range 10-80 so it depends how many days your cycles are if you are worried it is too much see your gyn for evaluation and treatm ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: In early stages HIV infection is likely to be asymptomatic. If the person loses a lot of weight then menses may cease.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: Sexual activity with a finger or a penis leads to similar neuro-endocrine (hormonal) changes and do not delay the menstrual cycle. If such activities ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
That's a bit low: so if measured correctly, you should probably have your thyroid hormone levels (T4, T3, and TSH) checked to see if your thyroid is underactive.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highly: The NuvaRing is supposed to affect your cycle by making it lighter and shorter, as with any form of hormonal birth control.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Plan B: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely due to smell: If the definitive answer is known, I am not aware of it. A likely explanation is women responding to each other's odors and perhaps pheromones. One do ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Unless the fever is causing a severe stress on your body, it's unlikely that it will affect your menstruation. To keep your cycles regular though, you ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Ask quetion: again .....can what????disrupt the menstrual cycle.. Dr Z

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