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If you have hypothermia, what is your body temperature?

If you have hypothermia, what is your body temperature?

Below 95 degree F: Hypothermia is defined as a core body temperature below 35°C (95°F). ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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Hypothermia (Definition)

This means low body temperature it can be due ...Read more


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Is a patient who's receiving therapeutic hypothermia always sedated with meds? Or does the lowered body temperature render them unconscious?

Is a patient who's receiving therapeutic hypothermia always sedated with meds? Or does the lowered body temperature render them unconscious?

Hypothermia: Every patient I have seen that received therapeutic hypothermia has been on a ventilator. These patients receive a combination of three medications, a paralyzing agent so the ventilator can breath for them , an opioid for pain, and a sedative so they are not really aware of what's going on. If I were the patient, I would want all three of these medications. ...Read more

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Do colds always cause an elevated body temperature?

Do colds always cause an elevated body temperature?

No: Frequently upper respiratory infections "colds" do not have a fever with them. They may have a mild fever but it usually isn't very high or long-lasting. If the cold leads to a sinus infection or bronchitis, there may be more fever or one that lasts longer. ...Read more

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What can cause hot flushing / elevated body temperature?

What can cause hot flushing / elevated body temperature?

Hormone.Fever: There are several cause for hot flushing.Most common causes are fever, hormonal imbalance, endocrine gland tumor. ...Read more

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What types of illnesses result in decreased body temperature?

Several: Any type of hupothamic dysfunction. Eg tumor or other mass lesion in that area, encephalitis , cerebral vasculitis, and commonly cerebral palsy. Also think about endocrine disturbances such as hypothyroidism, adrenal insufficiency. ...Read more

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Please suggest what types of illness results in decreased body temperature?

Dr. Jay Park Dr. Park
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Please suggest what types of illness results in decreased body temperature?

Overwhelming infect-: -ion can lead to hypothermia in anyone.. Bacterial infection in newborn babies often does so as well. ...Read more

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When temperature taken, it ranges from 96.9 to 98. But face and skin feel warm. Should I be concerned about body temperature being too low? Causes?

When temperature taken, it ranges from 96.9 to 98. But face and skin feel warm. Should I be concerned about body temperature being too low? Causes?

Temperature: If you don't have any other signs of illness, stop taking your temperature. Those values are probably normal for you. They are not considered excessively low and are not a cause for concern. Your face and skin likely feel warmer due to increased blood flow - vasodilation. ...Read more

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Every night my body temperature rises. I don't feel the warmth of my own body but other people do. I physically heat up. Should i get checked? Causes?

Sure: Invest in a good thermometer to track your temperature and make sure you just don't "feel" hot. If you do indeed have a fever, it is your body telling you something is wrong. Then bring in the readings to your dr. And get an evaluation to find out why your temp is high. Common causes are underlying infections, and possible thyroid disorders can cause temp fluctuations. Best wishes. ...Read more

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94.4 body temperature in a man. What would cause that?

Hypothermia: That is very low for a core body temp. See a health care provider and assure you have your temperature taken professionally, as even oral thermometers can provide false readings. Best wishes. ...Read more

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