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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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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...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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Normal tsh function normal tsi but >1300 TPO. Ultrasound heterogenous thyroid parenchyma..Cold hands low body temp fatigue dry skin muscle aches HELP ?

Normal tsh function normal tsi but >1300 TPO. Ultrasound heterogenous thyroid parenchyma..Cold hands low body temp fatigue dry skin muscle aches HELP
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Thyroiditis: Hello Maria . It seems that you have Hashimoto"s thyroiditis . No need for therapy untill TSH goes up or free T4 becomes low. If your symptoms persist please get repeat TSH and free T4 . Also you will need cortisol level To check adrenal gland function . and hemoglobin level . ...Read more

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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

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Is low body temp normal with hfmd?

Is low body temp normal with hfmd?

Hfmd: Hfmd is usually present with a fever although it also present with low ir normal fever. ...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 does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Could be: In perimenopause and menopause, the thermostat for women seems to be "reset". Small changes in the ambient temperature, spicy foods, stress, or wine may trigger hot flashes. On the other hand, other medical problems such as thyroid dysfunction, infections, or lymphoma, can also trigger temperature fluctuations, so check with your doctor if you are too young or too old for menopause. ...Read more

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What caued thyroid nodules? Thyroid is normal size and functions normally...

What caued thyroid nodules?  Thyroid is normal size and functions normally...

Very common problem: Thyroid nodules are very common. We do not know why they appear. They normally do not cause functional changes in the thyroid. Once they are found, thyroid labs are done and ultrasound is used to evaluate. Those over 1 cm often get biopsied with fine needle aspiration biopsy. Luckily, about 95% of nodules are benign. ...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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What are normal TSH and T4 levels in blood?

What are normal TSH and T4 levels in blood?

See below: Normal ranges vary from lab to lab and you should check the reference range for your lab. General ranges are given below: tsh: 0.4 - 4.0 miu/l t4: 4.5 – 12.5 for more info see the site below http://thyroid.About.Com/cs/newsinfo/l/bltest_values.Htm. ...Read more

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Tsh .113 and TSH .48 which are normal or abnormal and wrote best TSH normal range?

Tsh .113 and TSH .48 which are normal or abnormal and wrote best TSH normal range?

There is no "best": The normal range for TSH in most labs is 0.4 to 4.5 (though most people are between 0.4 and 3). ...Read more

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What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?

What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?

Unclear question: Increased body temperature causes increase in pulse rate to increase the blood supply to organs to meet increased demand from rise in metabolic rate that occurs with fever. Fever is a protective reaction of the body as it helps in fighting infections. Inflammatory cells produce cytokines that reset the thermostat in the hypothalamus to a higher level. ...Read more

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What is low body temperature?

What is low body temperature?

97: The normal temperature is 98.6 degrees. When a composite of people are examined it is found that temperature can rise or decrease about 1.5 degrees depending on time of day, activity, hormonal cycle etc.. It is found that 97 degrees is the lower limit and below this is hypothermia. ...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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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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My body temperature rises while i sleep. Is this normal?

My body temperature rises while i sleep. Is this normal?

Sleep disorder: Certain sleep disorders can trigger the release of stress hormones (cortisol) which can then cause the production of catecholamines. These can increase heart rate, blood pressure and elevate body temperature...Causing sweating. Someone trained in sleep medicine can order some tests and provide more information, if desired. ...Read more