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Low Temperature (Definition)

Hypothermia occurs when body temperature falls below 95°f (35°c). In the United States, hypothermia is primarily an urban phenomenon associated with alcoholism, drug addiction, mental illness, ...Read more


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If my testicle no longer functions does this mean I would have had a fever or what are the signs? It is sometimes not all the time a bit darker color.

If my testicle no longer functions does this mean I would have had a fever or what are the signs? It is sometimes not all the time a bit darker color.

As above: What do you mean the testicmcke no longer functions. How would you determine this? Need more history. Did you have trauma? Do you have pain? What is really going on here? ...Read more

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What to do if I have a low grade fever. it is in the 99s and had never reached moment I feel warm, the next I'm cold! is this normal?

What to do if I have a low grade fever. it is in the 99s and had never reached moment I feel warm, the next I'm cold! is this normal?

Not fever: Fever is 101 or greater, some believe 100 or greater. Older people have more leeway due to physiologic changes in aging and 99 in elderly is considered low-grade fever. 99s is high normal for you. No need to worry. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have aches and body pain all the time?

What does it mean if I have aches and body pain all the time?

Many things: This could be many things, minor to serious, including dehydration, poor sleep, viral illnesses, rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune issues, fibromyalgia, or metabolic issues. If this is a constant, i would recommend discussing with your primary care doc as soon as possible to initiate workup. Generalized aches/pain can take sometime to diagnose. I hope this helps and best of luck! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a temperature of 102.6?

What does it mean when you have a temperature of 102.6?

Multiple causes: Fever can be due multiple causes- infection (viral, bacterial), inflammation, multi-system illness etc. Go see your dr for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have always had a high wbc count like11-12 and then one day it is 16 with no signs of feeling sick. could this be a leukemia.

What does it mean if you have always had a high wbc count like11-12 and then one day it is 16 with no signs of feeling sick. could this be a leukemia.

Could be, or: Could be not, other causes for increased WBC count include infections, drug effects, stress or inflammatory disorders. Clinical context is important too, the counts are high, no doubt, but have to be put in perspective, why are you checking those counts in the first place? You need to follow up with your doctor who may refer you to a hematologist, best wishes ...Read more

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Does it matter what time of the day you have you THS blood taken. Does your thyroid fluctuate during the day and if so what times? Why is this?

Does it matter what time of the day you have you THS blood taken. Does your thyroid fluctuate during the day and if so what times? Why is this?

Not significant: TSH levels can fluctuate throughout the day, but these changes are unlikely to be of importance. ...Read more

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What to do if I have never been this bad or long so what is the cause in my change of sleeping pattern?

What to do if I have never been this bad or long so what is the cause in my change of sleeping pattern?

Behavior modifying: One place to start is practicing good sleep hygiene. Keep your sleep pattern consistently structured, avoid napping, use bed only for sleep or intimacy, and avoid lying in bed long periods without sleeping. If falling asleep is troublesome because of trouble turning off your thoughts, relaxation and imagery techniques are often helpful. For more help with these make an appointment with a therapist. ...Read more

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I have a lesion on my thyroid that is expected to worsen with age. What does that mean now and later.

I have a lesion on my thyroid that is expected to worsen with age. What does that mean now and later.

Thyroid Lesion: Cystic thyroid lesions tend to grow in time. They are typically non cancerous but can compress structures in the neck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a fast heartbeat all the time?

What does it mean if I have a fast heartbeat all the time?

Heart rate: Most resting heart rate normals are 80 to 100 bpm. Some people's resting heart rate is higher. Abnormal reasons for higher resting heart rate include anemia, hyperthyroidism, fever, ongoing inflammation or infection, dehydration and there is also a pathologic sinus tachycardia condition. You'd need to see a dr. And be evaluated if you're worried about your resting heart rate. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a considerable amount of tissue in my stomach?

What does it mean if I have a considerable amount of tissue in my stomach?

Clarify: If you are eating tissue paper, you may have picca. If you are referring to bodily tissue, i would ask the provider who informed you of this. ...Read more

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What does it mean if i get breakouts in the summer time only? Is it because of sweat?

What does it mean if i get breakouts in the summer time only? Is it because of sweat?

Do you use: tanning lotions/sunscreen? These can clog pores and lead to pimples. Sweat can also contribute. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the role of lymphocytes in the body, should I worry if I have it low? And how to boost it up ?

What is the role of lymphocytes in the body, should I worry if I have it low? And how to boost it up ?

Army intellligence: The different sorts of lymphocytes perform different regulatory tasks and generally govern the rest of the immune system for the war on disease. I trust the lymphocytes are not extremely low so as to get your physician's attention, and you've been HIV screened. Just the stress of illness or life can raise / lower the number dramatically far outside reference ranges. Don't treat a lab value. ...Read more

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If u have a high protein in yr body what does it means and what may course?what's the cure?

If u have a high protein in yr body what does it means and what may course?what's the cure?

I assume that you r: if the high protein level is in your blood, it may mean some type of abnormal proteins like they are found with Multiple myeloma. You should consult a physician and seek further testing to confirm diagnosis and receive appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if my body temperature often drops down below the normal. Is it dangerous and does it have any side-effects?

What to do if my body temperature often drops down below the normal. Is it dangerous and does it have any side-effects?

NORMAL: body Temperature varies during the day/night and it is normal to have Temperatures below the so called "normal" 98.6....regularly! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I have type 2 pre-diabetes. My blood sugar tends to be high first thing in the morning but normal in the afternoon. What would cause this and does it matter if it returns to normal?

I have type 2 pre-diabetes.  My blood sugar tends to be high first thing in the morning but normal in the afternoon.  What would cause this and does it matter if it returns to normal?

More info: Need to know what medication you are taking to be able to answer the question. It may be medication or diet related, or neither. Sorry that cannot answer better. ...Read more

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