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Doctor insights on: Pain Exacerbated By Cold Temperature

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Does cold water help reducing in high body temperatures?

Does cold water help reducing in high body temperatures?

No: not when taken internally. A tepid bath or sponge bath could reduce body temperature, but is rather uncomfortable. You need to find the cause of the fever and treat that specifically. You could also take Acetaminophen as directed. ...Read more

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Are cold temperatures dangerous for someone with sinusitis?

Are cold temperatures dangerous for someone with sinusitis?

Dangerous, no...: ...Potentially unpleasant, yes, as cold air dries out the nose, and rebound rhinorrhea (runny nose once you reenter the warm) is no fun either. ...Read more

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If you have really elevated temperature why do you feel cold?

If you have really elevated temperature why do you feel cold?

Cold person: Because your body is trying to dissipate the heat and when you sweat and the sweat starts evaporating it absorbs heat from your skin and you feel cold. ...Read more

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Slightly elevated temperature but no cold sx's. Any worries?

Slightly elevated temperature but no cold sx's.  Any worries?

No fever, no worries: A "slightly elevated temperature" is not a fever, and is nothing to worry about. 98.6 is just an average. You can be somewhat higher or lower without being sick. ...Read more

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Can colds result from low temperatures or being outside in the rain?

Getting a cold: "colds" are usually caused by viruses, typically spread by inhaling droplets when someone coughs or sneezes, or by touching contaminated surfaces. While you cannot get a cold only by being out in cold or rainy weather, if someone develops hypothermia due to excessive cold exposure with lowering of core temperature, it might affect their immune system making them more susceptible to infections. ...Read more

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Why is it that you feel cold when you are running a high temperature?

Why is it that you feel cold when you are running a high temperature?

Not always: The body's mechanism - sweat, breathing, etc., is built as safeguards to cool the body when experiencing higher than normal external and internal temps. Don't be fooled, though, and get dehydrated ...Read more

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My body temperature is always low, but I never feel cold. Is this normal?

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