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Teething Temperature Range
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
Armpit temp: 99.4 axillary temp is still considered the upper limits of normal. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: Average body temperature in health covers a range. Many people's temperature runs well below the traditional 37.0. Don't trouble yourself over this or go after different studies with different results. Especially, don't take a slightly low body temperature as evidence of illness -- the cult 'wilson's syndrome' diagnosis does this. ...Read more
No worries.: The body's normal temperature will fluctuate depending on the time of day, if you have recently eaten something hot or cold, and for many other reasons. A temperature of 99 is not something to worry about. ...Read more
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
Is 35.5 degrees celcious a normal temperature in a 20 year old male? Fluctuating temp high and low as high as 40 degrees celcious
Is it normal for my 11 month old babys temperature to rise on hot days above normal level(37.2-37.7 degrees Celsius)?
Yes: if not drinking enough and exposed to heat--keep well hydrated ...Read more
Depends.: Everybody is different. Some people like to sleep in icy conditions under lots of blankets no matter what time of the year (and usually if they are not paying the electric bill). Others like it warmer. People vary. Babies should be comfortable in clothes and covers appropriate to the temperature. ...Read more
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?
Febrile: Yes. It is.Get a more detailed answer ›
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