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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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