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My baby isn't wetting her dippers and has a low temperature and isn't eating normal. Her temperature is 96.2 degrees?

My baby isn't wetting her dippers and has a low temperature and isn't eating normal. Her temperature is 96.2 degrees?

Age: How old is she? Fever and decrease urine output is much more significant in the very young than in an older child. How is she acting? How is she eating? These are important cues to illness in children. ...Read more

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At what temperature is a fever too high?

At what temperature is a fever too high?

104-105: Above 104, you risk seizure, heart arrhythmia, and death. That's not definite but the higher you go, the more likely it is. ...Read more

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My temp is consistently 97.4. Is that too low?

No: if that is your normal day to day temp it is OK. The usual figure of 98.6 is an average of the general population. ...Read more

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S low body temperature a bad sign?

S low body temperature a bad sign?

Low body temperature: A mildly low body temperature is not always a problem. A temperature less than 95f (35c) is considered hypothermia and temperatures this low can produce problems for a person. ...Read more

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Is a rectal temperature 1° higher than a normal temp? Also what time does the body temperature peek?. Do tod dlers have a higher body temperature?

Core Temperature: A recital temperature is considered a core temperature, or as-good-as-it-gets. So stick with the temperature you see. Also, toddlers typically feel warm, but their body temperature is the same as anyone else. ...Read more

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My temperature today is 96.1. Is that too low?

My temperature today is 96.1. Is that too low?

No: The average temperature is 98.6 degrees fahrenheit. Temperatures are known to fluctuate throughout the day. There is also a wide variance between where the temperature is taken (forehead, mouth, armpit, rectum). If you feel fine and repeat temperatures are similar, there is little to worry about. ...Read more

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Is 98.3 temprature is too low for my 29days old son?

Is 98.3 temprature is too low for my 29days old son?

Perfectly normal: No, perfectly normal temperature. Temp can go as low as 96 and still be considered normal. ...Read more

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Is low body temp normal with hfmd?

Is low body temp normal with hfmd?

Hfmd: Hfmd is usually present with a fever although it also present with low ir normal fever. ...Read more

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Is my body temperature low at 98?

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Temp.: Your temperature is way within the norm. Does it fluctuate at different times of the day, or go above 100 or below 96?. If not, u r ok. ...Read more

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What should my mom do to keep her blood sugar level constant? Sometimes it gets too low and sometimes too high.

What should my mom do to keep her blood sugar level constant? Sometimes it gets too low and sometimes too high.

Internist: Your mother needs to see her internist to have an assessment of her blood sugar log. She likely needs some more fine tuning with either her oral diabetic meds or a change to insulin. Her blood sugar control is important and if swinging up and down is occurring, then better regulation is necessary. ...Read more

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At my 6yo daughters physical her bp was 82/63 and pulse 100. Is this considered too low for bp? She was sitting. Is pulse too high? I have POTS

At my 6yo daughters physical her bp was 82/63 and pulse 100. Is this considered too low for bp? She was sitting. Is pulse too high? I have POTS

Within normal limits: If her height is within range her values are normal for her age and sex. Her heart rate is also within the normal range for age. These vital signs noted during office visits for children can vary due to anxiety about the visit. Her doctor has the benefit of comparing her current values with her previous measurements. If your child has no symptoms & her MD has expressed no concerns, do not worry. ...Read more

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What temperature is considered high in a febrile baby?

What temperature is considered high in a febrile baby?

Depends on age: For babies under 2 or 3 months of age, any temperature over 100.4 degrees should be reported to the doctor and checked out. For babies over 3 months, fevers >101, if associated with irritability, change in feeding pattern, change in behavior or other symptoms, or lasting more than 48 hours, should be evaluated. ...Read more

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6 week old baby temp of 97.3 taken with an artery thermometer... Is this too low?

6 week old baby temp of 97.3 taken with an artery thermometer... Is this too low?

Temp in infants.: At 6 weeks of age many of the devices used to take body temperatures are not that accurate. I would say that it is not to low but if your baby feel cold and feet look blue, use a rectal thermometer to get an accurate temp. Typically when young infants are cold their hands and feet will feel cold, just as when they are too warm their head will sweat, assuming they do not have a fever. ...Read more