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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

Acidosis (Definition)

Normally our body chemistry is kept in a narrow range, and in particular the amount of acid in the body is kept within a narrow range. The amount of acid is measured by a value called the ph. It is normally a value between 7.35 and 7.45, values below 7.35 are considered to be "acidotic" a patient with this value of the blood chemistry ...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 reasons for this. A thorough check up by a md is warranted to help you find the cause. Good luck! ...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 a md. ...Read more

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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

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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 you actually have fever by taking your temps several 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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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

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A 3-year-old girl with a high fever of 103 and had a seizure yesterday and then today low body temperature 95. What should we do?

See pediatrician: You should have your child seen by your pediatrician. A temperature of 95 degrees is very low. Think about how you took the temperature. Possible error in measurement. ...Read more

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5 days ago I kissed someone. Concerned that I got oral herpes. No blisters/ cold sores. I have headache & high body temperature. Do I have herpes?

5 days ago I kissed someone. Concerned that I got oral herpes. No blisters/ cold sores. I have headache & high body temperature. Do I have herpes?

Get seen now.: High fever and headache is always concerning. It could be due to a number of things, including a primary herpes infection. There is no way to tell what is causing this based on the info you gave. You need to be seen today and find out what is wrong. ...Read more

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What might cause a fever followed by an abnormally low body temperature?

What might cause a fever followed by an abnormally low body temperature?

Nothing I know of: No one has answered your question so far because we are not aware of such a thing as fever followed by hypothermia. ...Read more

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Is low body temperature also a sign of fever?

Is low body temperature also a sign of fever?

Low temperature: Or hypothermia may suggest an infection as fever or high temperature does. Alternate conditions may cause both, but infections are, by far, the most frequent. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice!! Low body temperature and then fever?

Can you give me advice!! Low body temperature and then fever?

Infection: Low temperature can be a sign of infection as much as fever. If you are feeling weak, dizzy you should go to your doctor or an emergency room ...Read more

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What is considered a fever if I naturally have low body temperature?

What is considered a fever if I naturally have low body temperature?

Fever: Fever is generally considered to be a temperature of 38 degrees celcius (100.4f) or higher. Having a lower basal temperature may not necessarily change that. ...Read more

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If my normal body temperature is 97 F, is 99 F considered a low grade fever?

No.: Your body temperature changes depending on menstruation cycle and time of day/night by 1-2 degrees. Personally, I don't consider a fever anything lower than 100.4. ...Read more

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Is 37.1 Celsius body temperature at night considered a low grade fever or is it normal?

Is 37.1 Celsius body temperature at night considered a low grade fever or is it normal?

Subjective fever: Everybody is a little different -and it would be important to know the temperatures you used to have before this question came up. I think that 'no' this isn't a fever, but I don't know your basal metabolic rate. There is a natural rhythm of the body- temps go up and down, and usually at night the body is cooler than during the day. If you FEEL hot, then it's possible u have a low grade fever. ...Read more

Enzyme (Definition)

An enzyme causes the transformation of a compoond to another compound. In living structures, it is the transformation of a protein to another form. An example is from an inactive state ...Read more


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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more