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Why do we have a high body temperature while sleeping?

Why do we have a high body temperature while sleeping?

We don't.: Most people don't run a higher temp while sleeping. It's the same as usual, because we are mammals, warm-blooded, and maintain homeostasis. During certain parts of sleep, the body temperature regulation temporarily stops, but those times are pretty short and don't change the overall body temp. Most people sleep a little better when the room temperature is a little cooler than during the day. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Does body temperature rise during sleep for children or adults?

Does body temperature rise during sleep for children or adults?

Yes: Yes it rises for both, a little more for women and children than adult men. This is part of the natural cricadian rhythm. ...Read more

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If woken during sleep, I feel sick, very weak and vomit bile. I get cold sweats and body temperature fluctuate s.

If woken during sleep, I feel sick, very weak and vomit bile. I get cold sweats and body temperature fluctuate s.

See your doc soon!!!: Your symptoms may be sign if infectious process in gall bladder area or elsewhere! fever, nausea, vomiting grand attention to be seen asap by medical profesional! ...Read more

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No fever sick to stomach at night during sleep only a couple of times very tired this is a 8 year old boywho is never sick none?

No fever sick to stomach at night during sleep only a couple of times very tired this is a 8 year old boywho is never sick none?

Sick stomach: It is very common to have stomach viruses that cause nausea and vomiting. Should not last more than 2-3 days. Make sure there are not other problems, such as thirst or excessive urination. If so then to the doctor asap. ...Read more

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3yr old on antibiotcs for 4 days for scarlet fever. Fever is gone but still very congested, coughs during sleep, hoarse voice congested nose.?

3yr old on antibiotcs for 4 days for scarlet fever. Fever is gone but still very congested, coughs during sleep, hoarse voice congested nose.?

Cold symptoms: Strep infections can be accompanied with symptoms of running nose as well. Antibiotics usually will not affect the running nose so you should use saline nose drops several times a day to stop the post nasal drip which is causing his cough. At night elevate his matress so he is sleeping on an angle. Run a vaporizer. During the day take him into the washroom and turn on the the hot shower. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have high body temperature during pregnency?

Is it bad to have high body temperature during pregnency?

Yes, but...: You have been waiting a while for an answer, and this is not my specialty, but no a high fever is not good while pregnant. Of course it depends on how high and for how long. I see no reason to put off a visit to an md. ...Read more

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My fever rose 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit while sleeping under a wool blanket. It's 90 degrees today. Is this a false high or is my fever that high?

My fever rose 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit while sleeping under a wool blanket. It's 90 degrees today. Is this a false high or is my fever that high?

? Fever?: Why are you sleeping under a woolen blanket when the temperature is 90? Wear comfortable light clothing and then check your temp. Also different people run at different temps. 98.6 is an average number for a large sample. You may be above or below. ...Read more

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2 y/o with vomiting and fever. Vomiting stopped 2 days ago but fever remains and is high while sleeping. No other symptoms but bug bite on arm. Whiny.

2 y/o with vomiting and fever. Vomiting stopped 2 days ago but fever remains and is high while sleeping. No other symptoms but bug bite on arm. Whiny.

Check hydration: Make sure your little one stays hydrated with Pedialyte or other pediatric rehydrant. Vomiting + fever can mean trouble if they persists. If wet diapers significantly decrease (1-2in, tender or draining. This would be a sign that the bite needs further care. ...Read more

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Why does my body temperature get so high when I sleep?

Sleep disorder: Certain sleep disorders can trigger the release of stress hormones (cortisol) which can then cause the production of catecholamines. These can increase heart rate, blood pressure and elevate body temperature...Causing sweating.
Someone trained in sleep medicine can order some tests and provide more information, if desired. ...Read more

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High body temperature in the summer. What antiperspirant is best?

High body temperature in the summer. What antiperspirant is best?

There is not one: I believe your body needs to perspire, using a product that limits that is acting against a natural process. If concerned about odor, use a deodorant. ...Read more

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I am having high body temperature and unusual pain on my stomach region?

I am having high body temperature and unusual pain on my stomach region?

See a doctor ASAP: This sounds potentially quite serious and without further info and the ability to examine you and order tests there is no way in which to diagnose this over the internet. Go see somebody before this gets more severe. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause constant high body temperature?

What could cause constant high body temperature?

Many things: see MD: There are many reasons for a high temperature: infection, thyroid problems would be some of the reasons for this. A thorough check up by an md is warranted to help you find the cause. Good luck! ...Read more

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When you have a hot flash from menopause is your body temperature actually high like a fever?

No: Your skin temperature changes from blood vessels in the surface of the skin dilating and pushing more warm blood to the surface. Your core body temperature does not increase like a fever. ...Read more

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What is the explanation for a person sufferinn from low body temperature and feeling cold (96.5-96.7f) after having episodes of high grade fever (101f?

Post infection: It is not unusual to have post infection fatigue, clamminess and low body temperature after the febrile period of the infection has resolved. This post viral state can last a week or more. ...Read more

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I feel high body temperature when I get up in the morning.

I feel high body temperature when I get up in the morning.

See a doctor: But first document whether or not you actually have fever by taking your temps several different times of day for the next several days and at the same times keep records of any and all associated symptoms you may perceive. Take this with you to your pcp and have them examine and test you further if necessary. Good luck and wish you better. ...Read more

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For adults: What is the normal body temperature range? What is the temp. Of a fever? What is low body temp. Range? What is the high body temp. Range?

For adults: What is the normal body temperature range? What is the temp. Of a fever? What is low body temp. Range? What is the high body temp. Range?

Wide range: There is a wide range of 'normal' temperatures for an adult - from 95 through 100 can be normal. Above 101 is what I would consider a fever that would be related to infection. ...Read more

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Cough with shivering at night and high body temperature, sweats?

Cough with shivering at night and high body temperature, sweats?

See doctor...: It sounds like you have an infection of some sort. See your doctor to get diagnosed and treated. If you have shortness of breath, go to the er asap. Possible diagnoses include acute bronchitis, pneumonia or even tb, depending on other symptoms present and the result of tests like lab work, chest x-ray, etc. See your doctor asap! ...Read more

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My body sometimes gets so hot like I have a high fever and it feels like burning when I touch it but when I check on thermometer, it shows normal 98 or 99 body temperature. What's happening to me?

My body sometimes gets so hot like I have a high fever and it feels like burning when I touch it but when I check on thermometer, it shows normal 98 or 99 body temperature. What's happening to me?

See below: Likely flushing. Can be caused by multiple things http://www. Clevelandclinicmeded. Com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/endocrinology/flushing/ Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am currently experiencing a very unstable body temperature during the night, I would get up in the morning with fever, when I am exposed to cold?

I am currently experiencing a very unstable body temperature during the night, I would get up in the morning with fever, when I am exposed to cold?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with possible morning fevers can get a big calendar and write down the morning and the bedtime temperatures for 1-2 weeks (an ear thermometer is easy to use, and the temperatures from each ear should match fairly closely). Then, he can take the calendar to the doctor for an evaluation (go sooner if feeling ill) to look for infection, hormonal problems, auto-immune disorders, cancers, etc. ...Read more

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I have rhuematic fever w/severe carditis. Is it possible to lose consciousness while sleeping? Our house alarm went off for 3 hrs. Without me knowing.

I have rhuematic fever w/severe carditis. Is it possible to lose consciousness while sleeping? Our house alarm went off for 3 hrs. Without me knowing.

Rheumatic fever: Rheumatic fever can affect the heart or stops before causing heart problems. In your case it has affected the heart, hence the name carditis. Thus means acute inflammation of the heart tissues. Once you pass the acute phase, it is no more carditis and is then called rheumatic heart disease. It does not usually affect the brain and what you are experiencing is deep sleep. ...Read more

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My son had 2 days high fever now vomitting and low body temperature and sweating?

My son had 2 days high fever now vomitting and low body temperature and sweating?

Go to ER right away: Fever and vomiting can lead to dehydration which can become dangerous quickly. ...Read more

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Intense heart beats (192/min) +high body temperature & blindness, the dr told me to take magnesuim pills and these are stress signs, I'm not convinced?

Intense heart beats (192/min) +high body temperature & blindness, the dr told me to take magnesuim pills and these are stress signs, I'm not convinced?

Neither am I: Please get to see an internist as soon as possible. Your symptoms are very serious and need prompt attention. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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