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Unable To Control Body Temperature
Sweating: As sweat on the skin evaporates - it lowers the temperature. ...Read more
Body temperature out of control. Main problem is heat! Its bad. Any source of heat from fire, heating even to my toaster, sun, I want to rip my skin off!
Mammals INTERNALLY regulate body Temperature.
Humans are mammals
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Due to my hypothyroidism, how do I best control my body temperature, considering the factors of humid climates?
Types of body temperature control issues in former preemies? My son turns bright red and hot even during minimal activity and upon waking from sleep.
Call Your doctor: This does not sound normal, even in an ex-preemie. Call your pediatrician. ...Read more
Is it possible to control excessive body heat/temperature when sexually aroused? Whenever I am sexually aroused (specifically with my current partner) my body temperature is so high I cannot have any prolonged skin-to-skin contact with him - (meaning more
Can being on birth control raise body temperature? Before starting the pill last year, my average temp was 98.2. Now it ranges from 98.9-99.6. Normal?
Yes, being: On OC's can raise body temperature. You are chemically pregnant while you're on it, and that changes hormones and raises body temperaature ...Read more
My bf can't seem to control his body temperature. Help! My bf has had a low grade fever for almost 2 solid days now he won't go see a dr. And I don't know what to do I have given him tylenol as directed but it does not seem to be lowering it much or at al
Hello.: Hello. Boyfriend feels warm, donâ€™t have a thermometer to determine temperature, has no symptoms other than hip discomfort and has a history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. 1. Buying a thermometer is a first step. It is much less expensive than a trip to the er. 2. If temperature is 103 f or greater, he should call his doctor. 3. If he has a temperature of 104 f or greater, recommend that at minimum, he talk to his doctor who can let him know if needs to be evaluated by him or an acute care clinic. If he becomes confused, or has a stiff neck with a high fever, he should definitely be seen at the emergency room. 4. A temperature below 100.4 is usually not considered medically significant. A fever for seven days or more should prompt a call to the doctor. I do not know how his history of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy plays into this. What is good, is the fact that he seems to be feeling pretty good â€” maybe his fever is only low grade. Invest in a thermometer today take care. P.S. You sound like you are a very nurturing girlfriend. ...Read more
BBT: You will not see a biphasic shift in your temperature. ...Read more
Does minocycline raise your basal body temperature? I want to chart my temperature for natural birth control but I'm on minocycline.
Can birth control raise body temperature? I recently switched from Loestrin Fe 1/20 to Ortho Tri_cyclen and my normal 98.6 has increased to 99.3
Higher temp on BC: It is possible for the birth control pill to raise your body temperature. Higher temperature is more likely to be seen within the last 2 weeks of the pack. See your doctor if you are feeling sick. A physical exam, blood test can tell your doctor if the higher temperature needs further testing. ...Read more
Husband has foculsegmental glomular sclerois but is now under control, still exhausted with twitching, cramps, severe low body temperature, why?
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
The hypothalamus is the regulatory gland, but does rely on a multitude of feedback from sensors throughout the body. See this simple explanation. Hope this helps!
http://hyperphysics. Phy-astr. Gsu. Edu/hbase/thermo/heatreg. Html ...Read more
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
Biphasic: Your normal body temperature is lowest in very early morning, gradually rising through the day to up to 99.9 f. The curve is the exact opposite of the curve of your cortisol levels (highest in am, lower in pm). This is normal diurnal curve. ...Read more
Broken thermometer: More likely to have a broken thermometer or incorrectly used thermometer rather than truly low core temperature as suggested by your reading. Why did you check in the first place? If you're well, probably nothing to worry about. If you're not well, then go see your family doc for true reading, evaluation & treatment. ...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
No great way: There really isn't a long term way to do this without chemically/hormonally altering your body. Body temperature is regulated by the hypothalamus - a special area of the brain. There is no way to consistently affect the set point in this area. It's why overall temperatures are fairly consistent across people of all different sizes and body types. ...Read more
No: That is within the normal range of temperatures. 98.6 F is a statistically derived normal temperature. ...Read more
A fever is defined as temperature above 100.4 f. Generally, temperatures above 104 is considered hyperpyrexia, where some of your body's cells and proteins will be destroyed. This is very dangerous and means there is a serious pathology taking place.
If you notice high fevers, temperature rising quickly or any major temperature swings, go to the er or call your physician immediately. ...Read more
Hypothermia: That is very low for a core body temp. See a health care provider and assure you have your temperature taken professionally, as even oral thermometers can provide false readings. Best wishes. ...Read more
Normal: Body has an internal thermostat that triesto maintain temperature at 98.6. When you exercise, the body heats up and releases energy through sweating. ...Read more