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A 22-year-old female asked:

If my normal body temperature is 97 f ,would 99 f be considered a low grade temporature ?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Fever: 100.4 F is considered a fever for everyone. We all have a slight variation from 98.6 F which is a statistically derived normal temperature. By convention 100.4 F is deemed an abnormal temperature or a fever. We do not adjust that definition for individuals.
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Dr. Venkata Vallury
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Fever: in todays day and age fever is any reading of 100.4 and above any reading below 100.4 is considered as normal body temperature.
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