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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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Is 96.8 a normal body temperature?

T 96.8 normal: Depends on how you are taking it. Send more details. There isa wide range of "normal" temps. ...Read more

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What is the normal body temperature for a male?

What is the normal body temperature for a male?

Core temperature: Normally is 98.6 degrees f. Or 37 degrees celsius. ...Read more

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What is the normal body temperature of a child and a adult?

What is the normal body temperature of a child and a adult?

98.8 Degrees F: 98.8 degrees fahrenheit (or 37 degrees celsius) is the "textbook" normal temperature. However, individuals can have slightly lower or higher normal temperatures. Also, our body temperature naturally fluctuates throughout a 24-hour period (circadian rhythm). ...Read more

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How should a child be dressed, with a normal body temperature?

How should a child be dressed, with a normal body temperature?

What is comfortable: Kids have the same thermostats as we do. So wherever you are comfortable they will probably be fine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your body temperature is lower than normal?

Body temp: Depends on what you all normal. Some just have lower levels and others higher. Can mean you are cold. ...Read more

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Can normal human have body temperature 98.9 or 99. 1? Is it normal?

Can normal human have body temperature 98.9 or 99. 1? Is it normal?

Yes: There is no single temperature reading that is “normal” for all patients, although many consider an oral temperature of 98.6° F (37° C) the norm. Age, exercise, hormones, stress, environmental temperature, time of day, body site, and medications can all influence body temperature. In general, an oral body-temperature range of 96.4° F to 99.1° F (35.8° C to 37.3° C) is acceptable. ...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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Can you tell me how I could get back my normal body temperature from lower temperature?

Temp: Why would you want to do this if you feel OK. I would first get a good rectal thermometer and check it every day for awhile before you decide it is "low". ...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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Hi. My normal body temperature is always in the 35s rather than the 36s. Should I be concerned?

Hi. My normal body temperature is always in the 35s rather than the 36s. Should I be concerned?

Don't Worry: You should mention it & have your regular md record your baseline temp so that if you have what is considered a "normal" they know that indicates a low-grade fever for you. Normal temps, etc. Are averages and some are a little above or below for their normal but knowing your normal will help your doctors treat you better when you have problems. ...Read more

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Hi I have a question. I have a normal body temperature rate but my body is always hot. Is there any way it can stop?

Hi I have a question. I have a normal body temperature rate but my body is always hot. Is there any way it can stop?

Measuring Temp: Most accurate measure of core body temperature is to collect some urine and immediately measure the temperature. You can then measure your surface body temperature. You can rent an IR measuring device and scan your body to see if you have any unusual skin findings! ...Read more

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My body temperature was 37.2\u0026#40; 99 F\u0026#41; at 12 pm and around 4 and 7 pm is it normal? Shouldn't it be about 98 at 12 pm?

Two different Units: The first one 37.2 degree is in degree celcius (98.9degree Fahrenheit), which is practically normal. Our body Temperature varies slightly in a daily basis which is normal too. ...Read more

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Is a rectal temperature 1° higher than a normal temp? Also what time does the body temperature peek? . Do tod dlers have a higher body temperature?

Core Temperature: A recital temperature is considered a core temperature, or as-good-as-it-gets. So stick with the temperature you see. Also, toddlers typically feel warm, but their body temperature is the same as anyone else. ...Read more

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My body temperature is ususally 36.6 C however in hot days it changes and rises up to 37C or 37.3C. I am worried, why is this happening, is it normal?

My body temperature is ususally 36.6 C however in hot days it changes and rises up to 37C or 37.3C. I am worried, why is this happening, is it normal?

Yes: Normal temperature is a range from 36.1 C to 37.7 C.
It is normal for a person's temperature to fluctuate over the course of the day. We are coldest in the morning and warmest in the late afternoon to early evening. It is also normal to be hotter after exercise or being in a warm environment. ...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

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If my normal body temperature is 97.2°F what would be considered a fever in me?

If my normal body temperature is 97.2°F what would be considered a fever in me?

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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What is the normal body temperature for 1 year old?

Body Temperature: The normal body temperature for a baby is no different than the rest of us. 98.6f (37c) is considered the norm. ...Read more

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What is normal body temperature mines is 99.1 im 22 years old?

98.6: The normal body temperature for adults is 98.6. Some people may have higher body temperatures but most normal temperatures are right around 98.6. ...Read more

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Can it be normal for somebody to have an average / resting body temperature of higher / lower than 98?

Can it be normal for somebody to have an average / resting body temperature of higher / lower than 98?

Yes: My son, as an 11 year old, did an interesting trial in middle school. He measured eveyone in his class at 0900 and after playground. He found a 3 degree difference was normal.98.6 is just a starting point. You should know your usual temperature, we don't usually consider under 101 as fever in an adult. ...Read more

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So I'm at a normal body temperature, but my girlfriend tells me that I radiate heat like crazy. How do I stop being the sun?

So I'm at a normal body temperature, but my girlfriend tells me that I radiate heat like crazy. How do I stop being the sun?

NO problem: I doubt that you are that hot! Now your body may feel warm to her but if temp is normal there should be little problem. One thing that could be wrong is hyperthyroidism and this could make your skin warm. See the doc and find out if there is any problem.
Best wishes ...Read more

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Throughout my life, my body temperature has been about 96.6. What does it mean that my temp is significantly outside of normal ranges?

Not much usually.: Hypothyroidism can be the cause of low body temp. If that is not your problem, many people normally run a low temp. 98.6 is just the median range for a normal temp, many people are above and below that. ...Read more

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Why has my body temperature risen during my period? This isn't normal for me.

Why has my body temperature risen during my period? This isn't normal for me.

Many reasons: Check a pregnancy test as this could be a cause, but there are lots of possible causes including allergies flare up, viral infection, bacterial infection, etc. If its over 100.5 F then that's a fever and seeing your physician may be needed. ...Read more

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Do NSAIDs reduce normal body temperature?

Do NSAIDs reduce normal body temperature?

NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatory medications interrupt your body's ability to cause inflammation, and also to decrease the ability to mount a febrile response. So, they can decrease the ability to have a fever, but should not drop your body's normal temperature set point. If your core temp is low, you may consider having yourself checked for hypothyroidism ...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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Is it normal for 3 year old toddler to have body temperature between 98.8-98.9 continuously?

Yes: Yes. Body temperature may vary thruout the day. If stable and normal, and the child is acting normally, nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Why do I still get fever at night? But have normal body temperature the whole day? What could be wrong?

Many possibilities: Hi. Certainly TB is fairly prevalent in the Philippines. Do you have any respiratory symptoms? I'd probably start with a chest X-ray, a complete blood count with white blood cell differential, and a TB skin test. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if my body temperature often drops down below the normal. Is it dangerous and does it have any side-effects?

What to do if my body temperature often drops down below the normal. Is it dangerous and does it have any side-effects?

NORMAL: Body Temperature varies during the day/night and it is normal to have Temperatures below the so called "normal" 98.6....regularly!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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I get little bumps all over when my body temperature changes drastically. Normally after gym or when I have been out side in the snow. What are they?

Goose bumps: These are goose bumps. We call it pilo erection. This a vestigial (or not useful anymore) reflex seen in other animals also. Caused by the contraction of muscles at the base of each hair. In animals like cat, it make them appear bigger and furious so that it could scare the enemy away. For us, we don't have that much body hair, so vestigial. ...Read more