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What could of caused my daily morning boday basal temperature to drop 1 degree before period is due below 97 degrees?

What could of caused my daily morning boday basal temperature to drop 1 degree before period is due below 97 degrees?

Normal: It is normal for your basal body temperature to drop right before your period starts. The trigger for period to start is Progesterone levels falling. It is Progesterone that raises your temperature slightly in the first place. ...Read more

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What should temperature be before period?

What should temperature be before period?

Depends: If you are not on hormones for contraception, your temp may be a little higher during the last art of the cycle by a.1-.3. Then right before your cycle begins, it drops about the same amount. ...Read more

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From first day of period to the last day is temperature high or low below 98.50?

What?: Please rephrase your question. It's not clear what you are asking. Thanks! ...Read more

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When a female is on her period does her body temperature go up or down?

When a female is on her period does her body temperature go up or down?

Basal body temps: During the first half of the cycle, the temperature is at a normal baseline. During the second half of the cycle, basal body temperature increases and stays elevated until her period, when it goes back down to baseline. ...Read more

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Why has my body temperature risen during my period? This isn't normal for me.

Why has my body temperature risen during my period? This isn't normal for me.

Many reasons: Check a pregnancy test as this could be a cause, but there are lots of possible causes including allergies flare up, viral infection, bacterial infection, etc. If its over 100.5 F then that's a fever and seeing your physician may be needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal that to have elevated body temperature one week prior to your period?

Is it normal that to have elevated body temperature one week prior to your period?

Progesterone: This is the basis of the basal body temperature to estimate when ovulation occurs. When an egg is released, the ovary starts making Progesterone which has a thermogenic effect in that it raises basal body temperature approximately one degree. ...Read more

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About a week or so before my period starts, during my period and sometimes a few days after, I run a temperature that ranges 99 - 100. Thoughts?

About a week or so before my period starts, during my period and sometimes a few days after, I run a temperature that ranges 99 - 100. Thoughts?

It's normal: This is a normal component of the menstrual cycle. The luteal phase, which is when ovulation occurs, is triggered by a surge in leutinizing hormone (LH) and estradiol. This occurs roughly 21 days into the cycle and ends with onset of menstrual bleeding. The temperature increase marks the start of this phase, and is the basis of the "rhythm method" of contraception. ...Read more

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I didn't leave a tampon in more than a few hours, but suddenly I had a high temperature 100.6 on the 3rd day of my period. Should I wait to see a doct?

I didn't leave a tampon in more than a few hours, but suddenly I had a high temperature 100.6 on the 3rd day of my period. Should I wait to see a doct?

Maybe.: Toxic shock syndrome is fairly rare with today's tampons; especially in light of the duration in which you used your tampon. Your fever may not be related to your menses. Depending on your other symptoms, you may need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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What can be reasons for my period to delay 8 days so far...could it be the changes in temperature??

What can be reasons for my period to delay 8 days so far...could it be the changes in temperature??

Not temperature: The temperature won't effect your cycles. If there is a possibility you could be pregnant, you should check a test. If not, there must have been a delay in ovulation. Many things can effect your cycle, including stress. ...Read more

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Does temperature rise during menstrual period?

Perimenopause: Temperature raises after ovulation. Patient your age might feel hot flashes (like an increase in temperature) due to perimenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

A temperature: Is a temperature, regardless of what you call it. How high is it? If it's over 100.4 it's probably abnormal; otherwise its normal. ...Read more

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My temperature is high for me at 98.4 and had sex on my day of ovulation. My normal temperature is 97.4. Period is due in 4 days.

My temperature is high for me at 98.4 and had sex on my day of ovulation. My normal temperature is 97.4. Period is due in 4 days.

Temp: The rise in temperature indicates that you did ovulate this cycle. Once you have missed your menstrual period, then it would be appropriate to do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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TTC. This month my period came but my temperature never fully dropped and now three days into my period it is beginning to rise again. Any idea why?

TTC. This month my period came but my temperature never fully dropped and now three days into my period it is beginning to rise again. Any idea why?

Depends on the temp: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health.
and....the temperature changes with the menstrual cycle are neither that much nor that reliable. And. Heat/humidity/activity/hydration/infection are some of very many things that alter temperatur a little bit.. ...Read more

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My basal body temperature is within the range of 35.8 to 36.1 during non-ovulation period. How could it be so low? How to increase body temperature?

My basal body temperature is within the range of 35.8 to 36.1 during non-ovulation period. How could it be so low? How to increase body temperature?

That's a bit low: So if measured correctly, you should probably have your thyroid hormone levels (T4, T3, and TSH) checked to see if your thyroid is underactive. ...Read more

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Basal body temperature confuse is it suppose to go up or down when my period is due?

Basal body temperature confuse is it suppose to go up or down when my period is due?

Temperature rise: Threre wil be a decided elevation of the baseline temperature in the 2nd half of the menstrual cycle produced by the heat producing effect (thermogenic) of Progesterone which will be sustained. Ovulation usually occurs 14 days before the onset of the next period. ...Read more