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When charting basal body temperature each morning to detect ovuation, what type of temperature change would let you know you are ovulating?

Increase in temp

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You usually get an increase of @ 1 degree at ovulation and it should remain increased.
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Is 96.0 a normal body temperature? I am 13, female, average height and weight.

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Here are some quick facts about human body temperatures. First, our body temperature changes throughout the day. It is usually lowest in the morning (4 am to 6 am) and highest in the early evening. Second, how your temperature is taken will impact the value obtained. If you take a rectal temperature (measurement for core temperature) it is normally higher than other readings. If you take the temperature by placing a thermometer under the arm, it is likely to have a lower reading. Some things which can alter readings include: did you just drink a hot or a cold beverage; are you dressed in lots of layers of clothes and are overheated or did you just leave a chilly environment? Is the temperature of 96.0, a onetime value or is your temperature normally around 96.0 every time it is taken? We are all unique. For instance, I have learned over the years that my body temperature tends to be around 97 degrees when using a thermometer that is placed under the tongue. It sometimes goes a little higher and it sometimes goes a little lower than that. Hypothermia is a condition in which your body has become too cold. By definition, hypothermia is when the core body temperature is less than 95 degrees Fahrenheit. Now remember, core temperatures tend to run higher than temperatures taken from the mouth, ear or the underarm. You said that you are healthy. You may tend to have a low body temperature or maybe it was just low that day. Occasionally, you can get a low reading because a thermometer was not kept in place long enough. A spurious low temperature reading can be operator error or can be due to an equipment malfunction. When taking everything into consideration, 96 may well be fine. Your doctor knows you better, than I do. Ask to know your temperature when it is taken in the future and you might see a trend (or not if you are sick). Getting to know what is normal for you is a great idea.
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How does asthma affect routine measurements? Routine measurements : blood pressure, pulse rate, breathing rate, peak flow, body temperature, how and why?

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Your question is beyond the scope of our 400 character limit. Asthma can alter all of the vital signs.
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Normal body temperature?

98.6 degrees

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The normal body temperature has long been thought to be 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, but there are several factors that affect body temperature. Normal body temperature varies by person and can also increase or decrease as a person ages, changes environment, changes diet or alters medication. Temperature readings can also vary slightly based on the method of temperature reading and the time of day.
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My body temperature is rising from 99.5 f--is this a fever?

Not really

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You have not even gone up one degree which you can truly fluctuate just by climbing some stairs. Doesn't mean you aren't on you way up, but I would not be concerned about that temp. Drink a lot of water and rest to see if that helps. You may be getting sick but only time will tell.
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What is body temperature when pregnant vs ovulating?

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there is no consistent difference that can be measured reliably.
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Why did my body temperature decrease when i exercised?

Normal

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Body has an internal thermostat that triesto maintain temperature at 98.6. When you exercise, the body heats up and releases energy through sweating.
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Why is my body temperature low after ovulating?

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How low is it? And how long after you think you ovulated?
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What is basal body temperature?

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The basal body temperature is the temperature your body is at when you first wake up, before you get moving for the day. We use it to check for when your body releases an egg. It can only be measured with a special thermometer which reads temperature at a more accurate scale.
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What is normal body temperature while pregnant?

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It hard to say what anyone's normal temperature is because the range of temperature among well people can range from 96+ to 99+. The best way to tell what's normal for you is to check it daily for a week, first thing when you get up in the morning, and take the average. Once you know your baseline, you can readily identify a 1/2 to 1 degree increase that occurs with ovulation.
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