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Basal Body Temperature (Definition)

Basal body temperature is the taking of the oral temperature first thing in the morning approximately at the same time before even getting out of bed to do anything. Around midcycle or so about 1 to 2 days after ovulation the temperature will rise approximately 0.8 - 1.0° above the baseline. This rise signifies potential ovulation. The actual ovulation usually occurred ...Read more


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Is it possible for your basal body temperature be lower than 37 celsius?

Yes: In fact many people first thing in the morning will have a lower body temperature then 37°c. Women will have a lower basal body temperature during the follicular phase or the first part of their menstrual cycle prior to ovulation. A clinical fever is 38°c. ...Read more

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Can normal basal body temperature be lower than 37c?

Sure: Certainly, 37c corresponds to 98.6 f - normal human bodies can be several degrees up or down without being abnormal, and many factors including environment can affect this. ...Read more

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Can you chart your basal body temperature if you get up several times a night?

Not as accurate: It becomes less accurate. And BBT charts although they work are often very difficult to do and very inaccurate. Better just to have regular sex. Bbt does not increase your chances of pregnancy. ...Read more

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How soon after sex is an egg fertilized? How soon after fertilization will your basal body temperature rise and implatation bleeding appear?

How soon after sex is an egg fertilized? How soon after fertilization will your basal body temperature rise and implatation bleeding  appear?

Varies: The egg typical survives and awaits fertilization in the reproductive tract for up to 24 hours. Basal body temperature rises not from fertilization but from the increase in Progesterone as a result of the lh surge at the time of ovluation. This surge is what is detected in home ovulation predictor kits. Implantation bleeding is inconsistent sign of pregnancy but can occur 1week after fertilizes. ...Read more

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Does minocycline raise your basal body temperature? I want to chart my temperature for natural birth control but i'm on minocycline.

Does minocycline raise your basal body temperature? I want to chart my temperature for natural birth control but i'm on minocycline.

Be careful: Minocycline would not affect your temperature. Bbt charting is the most effective method of birth control and it is not safe to get pregnant on minocycline. I would consider seeing your gyn to discuss a more effective method of birth control. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature?

Early morning temp: 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. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature? Bbt

What is basal body temperature? Bbt

Progesterone effect: After ovulation rise in Progesterone increases body temperature about 0.5 degrees c. Length of that rise in temperature indicates Progesterone production continues long enough (>8d is good). Better method of identifying ovulation before it takes place is the ovulation predictor kit (about 24 hours). ...Read more

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How do I take my basal body temperature?

How do I take my basal body temperature?

See this site: Mayo clinic has a great explanation http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/tests-procedures/basal-body-temperature/basics/definition/prc-20019978. ...Read more