A 36-year-old female asked:
is a low grade fever (not above 99.9) an early sign of pregnancy? i'm 8 dpo, and have had this for 6 days. no other feelings of illness.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Mark Perloe answered
44 years experience Fertility Medicine
Temp Rise after O: Your temperature will normally rise about 0.5 to 1 degree after ovulation due to a rise in progesterone levels. It is not likely that it will rise further with pregnancy. But a sustained temperature rise of more than 16 days is a pretty good sign that your are pregnant.
Answered on Nov 7, 2015
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!