A 31-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean to have a low body temperature but don't feel sick?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably nothing: If you have low thyroid hormone you may run lower than normal body temps, as well as if you have been out in cold weather for a long time period. It would be helpful if you told us what your temperature was, and how you measured it.
Answered on Jun 28, 2018

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