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Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

Is high basal body temperature after period normal?

A temperature: Is a temperature, regardless of what you call it. How high is it? If it's over 100.4 it's probably abnormal; otherwise its normal. ...Read more

Basal Body Temperature (Definition)

Basal body temperature is the taking of the oral temperature first thing in the morning approximately at the same time before even getting out of bed to do anything. Around midcycle or so about 1 to 2 days after ovulation the temperature will rise approximately 0.8 - 1.0° above the baseline. This rise signifies potential ovulation. The actual ovulation usually occurred ...Read more


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Basal body temperature low after ovulation?

Basal body temperature low after ovulation?

Ok: Although I am not a big fan of basal body temperature charts, you are using them, than typically, the temp drops prior to ovulation and than peaks approximately 36 hours later. Problem is that by the time you get to peak, the egg is no longer viable or fertilize-able; and many women do not get the initial drop prior to ovulation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Basal body temperature low after ovulation. Is this normal?

Basal body temperature low after ovulation. Is this normal?

Yes: Although bbts are not a very effective way of timing ovulation; in the classic situation, your temperature drops right before ovulation and than spikes approximately shortly later. The egg is estimated to live for 12-24 hours so once you see the temperature peak, it is probably to late and you have missed ovulation. The ovulation detection kits or odk are much more accurate in timing ovulation. ...Read more

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Why high body temp during menstruation?

Why high body temp during menstruation?

Basal body temp: After ovulation, your core body temperature actually increases about a degree. This stays elevated and then comes back down during your period. This is one explanation. The other thing that might be going on is a version of hotflashes related to decreasing estrogen levels that occur during your period. ...Read more

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Basal body temperature drops after ovulatory spotting. What does that mean?

Basal body temperature drops after ovulatory spotting. What does that mean?

Stop testing!: Basal body temperatures are very very inaccurate and cannot be used to determine ovulation. Also if you are 45 years old and looking to get pregnant you should see a fertility doctor immediately because pregnancy success is very difficult at that age. ...Read more

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Why in ovulation increase body temperature?

Hormones: Hormonal surges with ovulation can cause a mild spike in your body temp. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature when pregnant vs ovulating?

"The rising sun": The BBT must be taken the first thing in the morning before arising and when the temperature changes(rises) during the second half of the cycle the point of that change is a probable ovulation date due to progesterone, a thermogenic(heat producing) hormone. ...Read more

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Does temperature rise during menstrual period?

Does temperature rise during menstrual period?

Perimenopause: Temperature raises after ovulation. Patient your age might feel hot flashes ( like an increase in temperature) due to perimenopausal symptoms. ...Read more

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What is normal body temperature while pregnant?

What is normal body temperature while pregnant?

Normal body temp: It hard to say what anyone's normal temperature is because the range of temperature among well people can range from 96+ to 99+. The best way to tell what's normal for you is to check it daily for a week, first thing when you get up in the morning, and take the average. Once you know your baseline, you can readily identify a 1/2 to 1 degree increase that occurs with ovulation. ...Read more

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It normal to get an increased body temperature during pms?

It normal to get an increased body temperature during pms?

Sort of: The hormone Progesterone increased in the second half of the menstural period and is responsible for the slight rise in temperature in second half of the cycle. ...Read more

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Normal body temperature?

Relative term: What's normal for you might be different than other people but in general, 98.6f is consider ok. ...Read more

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Normal body temperature?

Normal body temperature?

98.6 degrees : The normal body temperature has long been thought to be 98.6 degrees fahrenheit, but there are several factors that affect body temperature. Normal body temperature varies by person and can also increase or decrease as a person ages, changes environment, changes diet or alters medication. Temperature readings can also vary slightly based on the method of temperature reading and the time of day. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature? Bbt

What is basal body temperature? Bbt

Progesterone effect: After ovulation rise in Progesterone increases body temperature about 0.5 degrees c. Length of that rise in temperature indicates Progesterone production continues long enough (>8d is good). Better method of identifying ovulation before it takes place is the ovulation predictor kit (about 24 hours). ...Read more

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4 days past ovulation and body basal temperature is 99.0. If conception occurs what is the body basal temperature needs to be at.

4 days past ovulation and body basal temperature is 99.0. If conception occurs what is the body basal temperature needs to be at.

BBT: Basal body temperature needs to be charted for you as an individual. Take your BBT each morning throughout your cycle to detect the natural rise in your basal body temperature that occurs just after ovulation. This increase in your BBT is due to the hormone progesterone. One isolated temperature alone will not give you that information. ...Read more

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My basal body temperature is within the range of 35.8 to 36.1 during non-ovulation period. How could it be so low? How to increase body temperature?

My basal body temperature is within the range of 35.8 to 36.1 during non-ovulation period. How could it be so low? How to increase  body temperature?

That's a bit low: so if measured correctly, you should probably have your thyroid hormone levels (T4, T3, and TSH) checked to see if your thyroid is underactive. ...Read more

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What causes low body temperature around ovulation?

What causes low body temperature around ovulation?

Basal temperature: Your temperature is not lower at ovulation it is your baseline temperature. After ovulation you have an increase in temperature by about 1/2 to 1 degree caused by progesterone. If you are not pregnant your tempaerature will return to the basal level when your next period starts. Some people note a slight drop in temp just prior to ovulation but this is not consistent. ...Read more

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Can normal basal body temperature be lower than 37c?

Sure: Certainly, 37c corresponds to 98.6 f - normal human bodies can be several degrees up or down without being abnormal, and many factors including environment can affect this. ...Read more

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What's the basal body temperature in pregnant woman can you detect it by the temperature?

What's the basal body temperature in pregnant woman can you detect it by the temperature?

Yes, if charted: Yes, the prolonged presence of the hormone progesterone which causes the BBT temperature elevations can be detected. The requirement is that the BBT must have been consistently charted over the previous months and baseline temperature has then been established to make that determination. ...Read more

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Why the body temperature of women increases before menstruation?

Why the body temperature of women increases before menstruation?

Progesterone: A womans body temperature is impacted by the hormone progesterone. So once a woman ovulates and starts making progesterone, this causes her temperature to go up on average 1/2 of a degree. Temp goes back to baseline when period starts. This is why women can do basal body temp to find out if/when ovulating. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more