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Unstable body temperature

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: A person with possible morning fevers can get a big calendar and write down the morning and the bedtime temperatures for 1-2 weeks (an ear thermometer... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 39 years experience
It depends.: Normal can be 98.6. It can vary by 1 degree. The temperature measures your body's ability to generate heat.
Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Relative term: What's normal for you might be different than other people but in general, 98.6f is consider ok.
Dr. Richard Leaderman
Periodontics 50 years experience
98.6 degrees : The normal body temperature has long been thought to be 98.6 degrees fahrenheit, but there are several factors that affect body temperature. Normal bo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Roberts
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Hypothalamus : The hypothalamus is the regulatory gland, but does rely on a multitude of feedback from sensors throughout the body. See this simple explanation. Hope... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
T 96.8 normal: Depends on how you are taking it. Send more details. There isa wide range of "normal" temps.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Normal: 99 is still actually in normal range. If you are feeling ill we would say it's a low-grade fever
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
Normal: That's a normal temperature.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Body Norms: Temps: Hi yes a 97.2 is well within the norms of a body's temperature.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Broken thermometer: More likely to have a broken thermometer or incorrectly used thermometer rather than truly low core temperature as suggested by your reading. Why did ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Core temperature: Normally is 98.6 degrees f. Or 37 degrees celsius.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Need more info: Before any of us can give you a reasonable answer, we need more info. First, why do you want or need to increase your body temperature? What, if any... Read More
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