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Body Temperature Under Arm
If your body temperature is 94.8 after taking temperature under arm when you first wake up in morning could that mean low thyroid?
Possible: Have you had your thyroid tested ? Body temperature is largely under control of the thyroid, and is usually lowest in the AM, raising throughout the day. If you suffer classic effects of low thyroid - weight gain, sluggishness, hair loss, consider having it tested. Best Wishes ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Why would my face, forehead and arms be hot like a fever, but my body temperature is only 98.1. What doesn't add up and how to fix it? Thank you
See a doctor: Without the ability to take a full history and examine you it is nearly impossible to answer this question. Flushing of the face can be due to many different things without affecting your core body temperature. If it persists, please see your local family doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Add 1+ judgement: When you measure temperature under the arm it is called ancillary temperature. You add one. However use judgement for measuring temp. If you feel malaise and unwell then expect the axillary temp to be elevated. There are more accurate temp settings like temporal artery and auditory canal. Be well. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
SimpleMathForDummies: A "fever"is usually considered to start around 100.4 and then get scarier the higher it gets. Anything up to around 102 is usually not too worrisome (depending on the circumstances); 102-104 gettin' up there;and 105 above getting towards hard boiled egg territory. So, 36.8 plus one is 37.8 (OK)---OH!! that's centigrade!!Duh! Substitute these #/s: 38,38.9,40,40.6,98.2,100. There, a twofer fer free ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What is a normal temperature when taken under the arm for an adult? The person is suffering from upset stomach, burning when when peeing, headache, cough, stuffed up nose, chest congestion, temp under arm is 101.5 but when taken by mouth it ranged from 10
Temp: Axillary(arm pit) temperatures are not very accurate. The question of fever is probably mute since you describe symptoms of infection where a fever would not be unexpected anyway. You are describing flu like symptoms for the most part. The burning when peeing could be from a urine infection though. Not knowing the patients age or other medical problems, it is probably a good idea to see a doc. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I use body spray daily but 2 days ago I had inflamation under arm pit which is increasing despite i have stopped spray.What anti inflamatory is good?
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