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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
97: The normal temperature is 98.6 degrees. When a composite of people are examined it is found that temperature can rise or decrease about 1.5 degrees de ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Temp. regulation: Our bodies need to stay at an even temperature to function properly. When you are in very cold air conditioning you may start shivering even to increa ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Below 36.3 oral: The temperature at different parts of the body vary. The core temperature which is closest to that taken rectally is usually higher. The temperature ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
How Old? How Low?: Keep in mind that 98.6 is simply an average temperature. A lower temp may be normal for him. A child who is very ill can have a low temperature whic ... Read More
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No: People have different baseline temperatures. Those numbers are fine.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
LOW BODY TEMPERATURE: You did not say how low is your temp'even though 98.4 is cosidered normal bp.But some people have 1 to 1.5 degree lower than that as their normal temp ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...It means you took it wrong. In hypothyroidism or hypothermia, you'd be feeling very weak with a really low temperature.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Likely no: True hypothermia (medical term for low body temperature) is defind as less than 95°f (35°c).
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Freezer door open?: If you are otherwise healthy and active, then you are the lower end of the "bell curve" that makes up the spectrum of "normal" temperature. Not everyo ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Hypothermia: Hypothermia occurs when body temperature falls below 95°f (35°c). In the United States, hypothermia is primarily an urban phenomenon associated with ... Read More
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