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Temperature Vs Elevation
Same/same/different: "pyrexia" and "fever" are 2 words for the same thing. In the U.S. We tend to say "fever, " while "pyrexia" is often used in the U.K. And in places where medical terminology is influenced by british usage. "temperature elevation" is less specific. You can have an elevated temperature that doesn't meet the criteria for fever. ...Read more
If skin temperature rises above 45 degree centigrade what will someone's core body temperature be?
Core Body Temp: Mbt = 0.64. Tcore + 0.36. Tskin. ...Read more
No : That is actually low.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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Doctor,My oral temperature is 99.5 F and under arm temperature is 97.1 F. Which one I should consider.
Oral temperature: Temperatures taken orally are more closely correlated with core body temperature than an axillary (under the arm). Rectal temperatures are more accurate, but this procedure is usually reserved for infants. ...Read more
Is fever of around 40 deg centigrade considered to be too high? And what is the best remedy? Does the keep head cold and body warm theory apply? Thnks
Heat stroke: Heat stroke is the medical term for the condition that follows and is more severe than heat exhaustion. Generally the temperature is 104 degrees or more in heat stroke. Untreated heat exhaustion may progress to heat stroke. Untreated heat stroke may progress to death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If your usual body temp runs at about 97.6 F, is a temperature of 98.6 F actually a fever for you (elevated temp)?
Feeling feverish?: Everyone is unique -from the nose we have to the body temp we keep. 98.6 deg F doesn't apply to everyone as a 'normal temp' & in your case u seem to run at 97.6? - Note that the body temp goes up & down throughout the day (circadian rhythm). I think u would KNOW IT if u had a fever -there should be a subjective feeling of that. I wouldn't trust a 'number' from a thermometer, it needs to correlate ...Read more
Subjective fever: Everybody is a little bit different -and it would be important to know the temperatures you used to have before this question came up. I think that 'no' this isn't a fever, but I don't know your basal metabolic rate. There is a natural rhythm of the body- temps go up and down, and usually at night the body is cooler than during the day. If you FEEL hot, then it's possible u have a low grade fever. ...Read more
Subnormal: Temperature of 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit is considered normal. When the temp goes lower you may have an infection, be dying or could be in need of a new thermometer. More information would be needed to get to a working diagnosis. ...Read more
Febrile: Yes. It is.Get a more detailed answer ›
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?
Can an average basal body temperature of 96.2 and pulse often below 60 be indicative of poor or improper thyroiditis and adrenal insuff treatment?
Not really: Basal body temperatures are very inaccurate and not useful as a diagnostic tool. ...Read more
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