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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Low body temp: Definition: below 95 degrees: depending on the body temp: between 95-89.6 - poor peripheral circulation, shivering, apathy, lethargy, confusion and r ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour
17 years experience in Critical Care
No: But could be a sign of hypothyroidism. Simple blood test.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Yang
8 years experience in General Practice
Many signs: Some of the first signs are high respiratory rate, high heart rate, confusion, and shivering. People with hypothermia will develop confusion and possi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Shivering: Shivering is your body's automatic defense against cold temperature — an attempt to warm itself. Clumsiness or lack of coordination slurred speec ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Weight loss of FTT: (Failure to Thrive) would be first signs of nutrition deprivation and in a child would be expected to be noted first in overall growth and especially ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
Low body temperature: A mildly low body temperature is not always a problem. A temperature less than 95f (35c) is considered hypothermia and temperatures this low can produ ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Low temperature: Or hypothermia may suggest an infection as fever or high temperature does. Alternate conditions may cause both, but infections are, by far, the most f ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mila McManus
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Thyroid: Having low body temperature means you have a low metabolism. Heat is produced when body burns calories to create energy, and this heat contributes to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience in Bariatrics
See below: Yes, you can have a low body temperature that can be related to thyroid problems. I would suggest that you see your primary care physician and have th ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Cold: Hypothermia is caused by loss of body heat. This can occur in injury, immersion in water, surgery, exposure outdoors, etc. Some conditions call for de ... Read More
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