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Is having a low baseline temperature bad?

Is having a low baseline temperature bad?

No: Sometimes a low temperature is alright. A fever though is >101.4 degrees. Normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees. ...Read more

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S low body temperature a bad sign?

S low body temperature a bad sign?

Low body temperature: A mildly low body temperature is not always a problem. A temperature less than 95f (35c) is considered hypothermia and temperatures this low can produce problems for a person. ...Read more

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My son has a low temperature?

My son has a low temperature?

How Old? How Low?: Keep in mind that 98.6 is simply an average temperature. A lower temp may be normal for him. A child who is very ill can have a low temperature which is ominous for a serious infection, but I am speaking of a listless child generally so sick he'd be in an ICU somewhere. Also keep in mind that many thermometers measure temps " outside" of the body, so they will read lower than a rectal temp ...Read more

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Is my body temperature low at 98?

Is my body temperature low at 98?

Temp.: Your temperature is way within the norm. Does it fluctuate at different times of the day, or go above 100 or below 96?. If not, u r ok. ...Read more

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My temperature today is 96.1. Is that too low?

My temperature today is 96.1. Is that too low?

No: The average temperature is 98.6 degrees fahrenheit. Temperatures are known to fluctuate throughout the day. There is also a wide variance between where the temperature is taken (forehead, mouth, armpit, rectum). If you feel fine and repeat temperatures are similar, there is little to worry about. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: low temperature?

What is the definition or description of: low temperature?

Hypothermia: Hypothermia occurs when body temperature falls below 95°f (35°c). In the United States, hypothermia is primarily an urban phenomenon associated with alcoholism, drug addiction, mental illness, and cold—water immersion accidents. ...Read more

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How often should I take my temperature if its low at 35.8?

How often should I take my temperature if its low at 35.8?

Not often: Unless you have been stuck in a situation that might cause hypothermia, I wouldn't worry about that temperature. It could be an error in measurement either with the thermometer or with technique. The most accurate temperatures are core temperatures from rectal, bladder, or esophageal probes. Any other route has a bias to read lower than the actual temperature. ...Read more

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My daughters temperature is 96.8 and she is only 5. Is that considered too low and should I be worried?

My daughters temperature is 96.8 and she is only 5. Is that considered too low and should I be worried?

Varies: Everyone's body temperature is different .96.8 is low but if you feel good and have no other signs and symptoms , you need not worry but if you are intolerant to cold , heat, tired all the time , feel down etc , you need to get check for thyroid problems. ...Read more

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My baby isn't wetting her dippers and has a low temperature and isn't eating normal. Her temperature is 96.2 degrees?

My baby isn't wetting her dippers and has a low temperature and isn't eating normal. Her temperature is 96.2 degrees?

Age: How old is she? Fever and decrease urine output is much more significant in the very young than in an older child. How is she acting? How is she eating? These are important cues to illness in children. ...Read more

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Is a 99 body temperature bad? Sick?

Is a 99 body temperature bad? Sick?

Temp: The basal body temperature of a given human varies through a 24 hour cycle. 99 can be perfectly normal for a particular person at a particular time. In medical training its important to treat the individual and not a singular number. ...Read more

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Is 103.7 temperature bad for a 4 year old?

Is 103.7 temperature bad for a 4 year old?

S/he look okay?: The height of the fever is not as important as the duration, response to antipyretics (tylenol, motrin), and how the child appears. I tend to be more worried about a baby with a temp of 101 who looks ill, than one with a temp of 104 (responding to medication down to 101) who is playful or appears a little more perky. Over 3 days of fever or a temperature above 105 should prompt a call or visit. ...Read more

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My 3 year old baby is getting low temperature 96 degrees?

Low Temp: This is generally not worrisome. For starters, most thermometers are not %100 accurate. Additionally, the most important factor is your child's appearance. A well-appearing child with a temp of 96 is just fine. An ill-appearing child with any temp needs to be examined by their doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause severe migraines and an extremely low temperature?

What can cause severe migraines and an extremely low temperature?

See HA specialist: A migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological (low temperature) and non-neurological features as well as headache. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Can colds result from low temperatures or being outside in the rain?

Getting a cold: "colds" are usually caused by viruses, typically spread by inhaling droplets when someone coughs or sneezes, or by touching contaminated surfaces. While you cannot get a cold only by being out in cold or rainy weather, if someone develops hypothermia due to excessive cold exposure with lowering of core temperature, it might affect their immune system making them more susceptible to infections. ...Read more

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My body temperature is always low, but I never feel cold. Is this normal?

LOW BODY TEMPERATURE: You did not say how low is your temp'even though 98.4 is cosidered normal bp.But some people have 1 to 1.5 degree lower than that as their normal temp and they feel fine without any symptoms and do not feel cold.Your body is used to this temp and you feel normal. ...Read more

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If my normal body temperature is 97 F ,would 99 F be considered a low grade temporature ?

If my normal body temperature is 97 F ,would 99 F be considered a low grade temporature ?

Fever: 100.4 F is considered a fever for everyone. We all have a slight variation from 98.6 F which is a statistically derived normal temperature. By convention 100.4 F is deemed an abnormal temperature or a fever. We do not adjust that definition for individuals. ...Read more

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My temperature is 96.2 and I have had bronchitis & am getting better. Should I worry about the low temp?

My temperature is 96.2 and I have had bronchitis & am getting better. Should I worry about the low temp?

With most illnesses: ...Whether you have a fever, or what your temperature is exactly, is one of the least important pieces of information. How you are feeling, how well you are breathing, is actually far more important. ...Read more