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What are the side effects of a 6-month-old going without oxygen for 30 min did it help that his body temp dropped below normal?

What are the side effects of a 6-month-old going without oxygen for 30 min did it help that his body temp dropped below normal?

Tricky O2: We get o2 by breathing in air that shares o2 with our bloodstream at the lung, and pumped to cells by our heart.
Oxygen is necessary for cells to work. If we do not breathe or do not have our blood pumping this can lessen the amount of o2 we have for cells. Without o2 our cells can die. Slowing the work of cells can help protect them from damage from lack of o2, but prognosis is variable. Goodluck. ...Read more

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My foster brother has a track he coded the other day and it took 30 min to revieve him his body temp dropped below normal and the xray show no swellin?

My foster brother has a track he coded the other day and it took 30 min to revieve him his body temp dropped below normal and the xray show no swellin?

Cardiac arrest: Thirty minutes of arrest is a very long time. Hypothermia suggests brain injury. There are therapies directed at saving neurological function with induced hypothermia. A good sign cerebral edema has not occurred supportive care prognosis guarded. I hope things go favorably. ...Read more

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What could cause a body temp to drop to 92degrees?

What could cause a body temp to drop to 92degrees?

Bad thermometer or: A bad thermometer or incorrect temperature-taking technique is the usual cause of a 92 degree temperature reading, in a person who seems ok, or who is not in an obvious medical crisis. ...Read more

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Is it normal for body temp to drop to 96.1 and 96.3 if you have a dental infection? My normal temp is 98.3

Is it normal for body temp to drop to 96.1 and 96.3 if you have a dental infection? My normal temp is 98.3

Yes: The normal body temperature can vary by as much as 3.5 degrees throughout the 24-hour cycle. With infection, it can either go up, remain the same, or even go down. Dental infections usually don't cause a fever until they get fairly severe. The Clindamycin you're using should be effective. ...Read more

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Is it normal for morning basal body temp to drop 1 degree under 97, eight days before period is due, what causes that over a week before?

No: It is not normal for it to drop then. It usually drops 1-2 days prior to ovulation and if trying to conceive that is when you should have intercourse. . If it drops 8 days before your period is due maybe you are off on your days and you are ovulating then? ...Read more

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I have stage 4 COPD and in the hospital. My body temp has dropped from 97.6 to 96.2 is that normal even with an infection?

I have stage 4 COPD and in the hospital. My body temp has dropped from 97.6 to 96.2 is that normal even with an infection?

Possibly.: Low temperatures are sometimes indicative of infection just like high temperatures. That temperature is not one to worry about though, it likely is just normal fluctuation and will improve. In general doctors are wise to be vigilant for infection when seeing low temperatures, although yours is not that low so I wouldn't worry too much about it. ...Read more

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Normal body temp, then suddenly drop from 98.6 to 97.0. Shivering, joint ache, extremely fatigue feeling. No appetite.?

Normal body temp, then suddenly drop from 98.6 to 97.0. Shivering, joint ache, extremely fatigue feeling. No appetite.?

Infection!: A low temp can indicate in infection, like a high temp. You are definitely sick, can't tell how serious it is from here! See or call your doc today. ...Read more

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Is it ok that my 5 yr olds body temp always drops down to 95.2 every night? Ped wasn't concerned because it slowly rises to 97.0 after he is awake.

Is it ok that my 5 yr olds body temp always drops down to 95.2 every night? Ped wasn't concerned because it slowly rises to 97.0 after he is awake.

Temp drop: Our body temperature normally drops while we are sleeping during the night. The temperature taken on your child in the ear canal or mouth may not reflect his/her accurate core body temperature. Rectal temperature might be a better way to check the core body temperature. ...Read more

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Opk vs body/temp. CD9 ovu pains, ewcm,HSOW, temp drop -OPK. CD13, creamy cm, HH, temphas been going up since CD11. But + opk. Can the opk been wrong b4?

Opk vs body/temp. CD9 ovu pains, ewcm,HSOW, temp drop -OPK. CD13, creamy cm, HH, temphas been going up since CD11. But + opk. Can the opk been wrong b4?

Yes: OPKs just measure urinary luteinizing hormone. Once the level gets above a certain cut off the test turns positive and usually stays positive for a few days. If you don't ovulate every month the level may occur much earlier or later in the cycle or not at all. Don't forget the P in OPK stands for prediction, not guarenteed. ...Read more

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What can happen to a child if his body temp drops rapidly, as in getting lost on a ski mountain?

What can happen to a child if his body temp drops rapidly, as in getting lost on a ski mountain?

Hypothermia: Hyopthermia represents the biophysical changes that happen when core temperature drops. Kids due to their smaller body mass seem more susceptible to dropping body temp. Initially shivering occurs, attempting to warm the body, then lethargy/confusion begin to present. The heart rate speeds up, but as cold persists shivering stops & the heart rate slows and beats irregularly. Coma then death follows. ...Read more

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During a UTI my body temp. Drops to 96 and I am chilled. Is this normal? My urologist says he never heard of it. Could it be something else?

Need more info: Without more history and your medical records it is not possible to answer this clearly, but you may be experiencing sepsis with UTIs and sometimes septic patients will be hypothermic (have body temperatures below normal). Your hypothyroidism may also be playing a role. ...Read more

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I can't get answers of why when my body temp drops the right side of my tongue goes numb and turns white and then blue but whenwarm it goes normal?

I can't get answers of why when my body temp drops the right side of my tongue goes numb and turns white and then blue but whenwarm it goes normal?

Raynaud's: Phenomenon. The color change you describe in response to cold is characteristic of Raynaud's phenomenon, a vascular constrictive disease. It is rare in just the tongue but has been described in the literature. I wonder if you also have it in your hands? The solution is to keep warm when outdoors. You may want to schedule a primary care exam to ensure you have no other conditions which could cause. ...Read more

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ConstntHead Temp won't drop by medicine seldom nausea any idea hit my head no knock out been happening for a Week? Body chills in cold air doc tom

ConstntHead Temp won't drop by medicine seldom nausea any idea hit my head no knock out been happening for a Week? Body chills in cold air doc tom

Needs evaluation: By a doctor. You can have a serious head trauma without being knocked out. You could even have a slow bleed inside your head so it is serious!! Get help. Go to the ER!! ...Read more

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Sleeping, awake with a little naseaua, sudden body temp increase, immediate sweats and a pending bowel movement. 3 min. Later, body temp drops, chills?

Sleeping, awake with a little naseaua, sudden body temp increase, immediate sweats and a pending bowel movement.  3 min. Later, body temp drops, chills?

More details: It's not clear if you are referring to a recurrent issue or just a one-time occurrence. Also, did you actually take your temperature or you felt chills and fever? This could all due to an episode of acute gastroenteritis but if it still persists, then more work-up would definitely be needed. ...Read more

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My body temp is 95 what is wrong?

My body temp is 95 what is wrong?

Broken thermometer: The fact that you are asking betrays your lucidity. I'd say you're fine and need a new thermometer. If you're not feeling well please seek help now. ...Read more

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Is it bad if i constantly have a body temp of 96.0?

Suspicious: That temp is a bit low and might suggest a thyroid or other problem. Go to your doctor and ask for some bloodwork and get a check up. ...Read more

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What's the lowest your body temp could go? What's an average body temp

30-31 degrees C: After 30-31 degrees c, the body ceases efforts to warm itself up and death follows. Anything lower than 35 is considered abnormally low, and 37 is normal. ...Read more

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Wot cause low body temp?

Wot cause low body temp?

See below: Hypothermia, broken thermometers, poor measuring technique and hypothyroidism. Normal body temp really is about 98.2 although 98.6 is the "standard." normal body temp may be a little lower for some, but I feel this is often over reported. ...Read more

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