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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Disorders Of Body Temperature Regulation

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Can sle lupus affect body temperature regulation? Ex: hot then 10 min later cold etc.

Can sle lupus affect body temperature regulation? Ex: hot then 10 min later cold etc.

Lupus: Highly unlikely but possible. Lupus sometimes can affect the thermoregulatory areas of your brain but this would generally occur in the context of other symptoms. ...Read more

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Body temperature is how related to thyroid disease?

Body temperature is how related to thyroid disease?

Temp varies l: Overactive metabolism produces more heat, but the body usually adapts. Underactive thyroid can slow metabolism enough to slightly decrease body core temperature. ...Read more

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I have been running a body temperature in the 97's. Is this something I should be concerned about?

I have been running a body temperature in the 97's. Is this something I should be concerned about?

Depends how: You are taking it. If this is true core temperature, it might be a bit low. If you are taking it oral or axillary, these determinations tend to be one degree lower than core temp. If you are doing ok otherwise, no real concern here. ...Read more

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I am on bp medications;i feel unwell,just checked my body temperature now and it.s 35.5,i feels weak.should i go and see the doc. Immediately?

I am on bp medications;i feel unwell,just checked my body temperature now and it.s 35.5,i feels weak.should i go and see the doc. Immediately?

Go to ER now: 35.5 Celsius converts to 95.8 F. Hypothermia or lowers temperature is dangerous if below 96 F. GO TO ER NOW. If you are sure your temp is so low. It can be dangerous to you. You feel lethargic clammy and weak. May be due to one of your medications. AT LEAST CALL YOUR DOCTOR. ...Read more

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I am a teenager and my body temperature is always in the 94's it's never higher. Is that bad?

I am a teenager and my body temperature is always in the 94's it's never higher. Is that bad?

Not, unless sick: Temperature ranges several degrees daily in most individuals, and also varies with where it is taken. Rectal temperatures are the most reliable, but not usually done except in very young infants, where a temperature over 100.4 is significant and needs evaluation. If you feel healthy and rarely get sick, it is not important ...Read more

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S low body temperature a bad sign?

S low body temperature a bad sign?

Low body temperature: A mildly low body temperature is not always a problem. A temperature less than 95f (35c) is considered hypothermia and temperatures this low can produce problems for a person. ...Read more

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Is a 99 body temperature bad? Sick?

Is a 99 body temperature bad? Sick?

Temp: The basal body temperature of a given human varies through a 24 hour cycle. 99 can be perfectly normal for a particular person at a particular time. In medical training its important to treat the individual and not a singular number. ...Read more

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