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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?

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

Low Temperature (Definition)

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, ...Read more


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Can a very low temperature, instead of a fever, cause a seizure in a toddler?

Can a very low temperature, instead of a fever, cause a seizure in a toddler?

Unlikely: In moderate hypothermia, child develops slurred speech, clumsy movements, impaired thinking, and lethargy, a picture of intoxication. ...Read more

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Chills, feeling cold, shaking, no fever, no other symptoms. Temperature was 97.3 last night but this morning up to 98.3, still cold feeling, what could it be? Have history of low vit k, could it be that again?

Chills, feeling cold, shaking, no fever, no other symptoms. Temperature was 97.3 last night but this morning up to 98.3, still cold feeling, what could it be? Have history of low vit k, could it be that again?

Anemia: Sometimes people with low blood counts (anemia) complain of feeling cold. Other possibilities could include hypothyroidism. Feeling cold with a normal temperature is somewhat of a vague symptom. You would benefit from a full medical history and symptom review as feeling cold as a single symptom does not truly distinguish what may be the underlying cause. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is a low temperature always a sign of early pregnancy (about 3 weeks) or can you be pregnant and not have one. I have been really tired frequent urination spotted dark brown/pink blood for 2 days tender breasts feel naucious had low grade fever yesterda

Is a low temperature always a sign of early pregnancy (about 3 weeks) or can you be pregnant and not have one. I have been really tired frequent urination spotted dark brown/pink blood for 2 days tender breasts feel naucious had low grade fever yesterda

Low: Low grade fever can be a sign of early pregnancy. Not everyone experiences this, so to answer your question, yes you can be pregnant and not have a low grade fever.
On the other hand low grade fever, especially if it lasts for a while, may may a sign of an infection. If this is the case (prolonged fever) you should inform your doctor right away.
Also you can take an early prediction test at this point.
Good luck. ...Read more

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If my normal body temp is 96.9 average, would upper 98 degrees be considered a (low) fever temperature?

If my normal body temp is 96.9 average, would upper 98 degrees be considered a (low) fever temperature?

No: Doctors prefer to look at signs and symptoms instead of a number from a thermometer. We don't worry about a temperature in the 98 degree range in a normal person. ...Read more

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What is good to decrease a high temperature from a fever due to a cold?

What is good to decrease a high temperature from a fever due to a cold?

Comfort: A fever is the body's response to infection and is perfectly normal. You may be more comfortable if you take an anti-pyretic (tylenol), especially if you are experiencing a high fever and chills. If things don't improve, or if they worsen, visit your doctor. Could be more than a cold (viral) and may require antibiotics. ...Read more

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I rarely get sick, and my temperature is always low. Would a normal temp be a fever in me?

I rarely get sick, and my temperature is always low. Would a normal temp be a fever in me?

Fever: Not necessarily. Depends upon the manner in which you are taking your temperature (oral, axillary, rectal, etc.) and the time of day. It is generally assumed that if your temperature exceeds 100 degrees that this is not normal. Some people may have lower body temps than others, sometimes due to metabolic conditions. ...Read more

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Sir my question is that my body temperature is always hot even if its cold nd when I m not having fever also it is still hot?

Sir my question is that my body temperature is always hot even if its cold nd when I m not having fever also it is still hot?

It's HOT in UAE!: Hi. Where you live must make your feeling hot even worse! I would suggest you see your doctor. You could have some unrecognized infection or hyperthyroidism; other things are possible too. Starting off with some basic labs (CBC/diff, TSH and free T4, CMP, ESR) would be a good start. Good luck, and stay in the air conditioning! ...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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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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What temperature is a low grade fever considered?

100.2 degrees orless: 38 degrees celcius or 100.4 degrees f is considered the temperature above low grade. ...Read more

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If my normal temperature is 97.5 is 98.9 a low grade fever?

If my normal temperature is 97.5 is 98.9 a low grade fever?

No: Your body has a diurnal rhythm. Body temperature varies during the day being lowest n the morning and highest in the late afternoon and evening when a normal temperature can be as high as 99.6 degrees. A woman's body temperature increases by 0.9 degrees fahrenheit at the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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What is a low grade fever in children? What temperature count as fever if takes oral?

What is a low grade fever in children? What temperature count as fever if takes oral?

Normal temp: Is 97- (36.1degree C)--99F (3&.2 degree C)
oral temp is 1 degree higher than axilary temp
a temp of 100.4degrees is considered a low grade fever ...Read more

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Do I have fever? I feel hot and cold and I sweat some of the time. I took my temperature and it kept changing anywhere from 97-100 degrees.

37.5 C = fever: If your temperature is above 37.5°c, you may have what is described as a fever of uncertain origin, fuo, if so please seek the attention of a physician for a personal evaluation. ...Read more

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My temperature is 97.6-98.3 in the morning but spikes to 99.0-99.4 around 4pm-6pm but goes back to 98.6 around 8pm. Is this normal or low grade fever?

My temperature is 97.6-98.3 in the morning but spikes to 99.0-99.4 around 4pm-6pm but goes back to 98.6 around 8pm. Is this normal or low grade fever?

Perfectly normal: Your question could be used to teach medical students about normal body temperature. 98.6 is not the only normal temperature, just the average. Everybody's temperature varies like yours, typically lower in the morning and 1-2 degrees higher later in the day. A range of 97 to about 99.5 is just fine. You don't have a fever. ...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?

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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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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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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Fever (Definition)

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