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How much degree is considered to be a low grade fever?

How much degree is considered to be a low grade fever?

Poor Expression: I hear this expression very often. In peediatrics, any temperature under 100.5f is considered normal. Over is considered elevated. The "low grade" expression refers to elevations over 98.6f of a degree or 2. These are not really "fevers". ...Read more

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What is considered to be a low grade fever (degrees celcius)in adults and in children?

What is considered to be a low grade fever (degrees celcius)in adults and in children?

Low grade fever: The normal body temperature is 37 degrees centigrade. Anything above 37. 5 degrees centigrade is consider a low grade temperature. ...Read more

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Is 11.3 considered low hemoglobin?

Is 11.3 considered low hemoglobin?

Age dependent: Usually a hemoglobin of <12 is too low to donate blood -- so would be considered low. However, it is usually balanced with the hematocrit and also based on other findings. However, I would consider this to be too low for a 40 year old woman. ...Read more

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What is considered a low iron level?

What is considered a low iron level?

Iron Levels: A healthy person should have a normal iron serum level in the range of 60 to 170 micrograms per deciliter of blood. Iron is an essential mineral, as well as a component of the proteins are used for oxygen transportation and metabolism. Iron helps to synthesize dopamine, Epinephrine and serotonin. Iron is stored in the body for use when dietary iron intake is low. ...Read more

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What is considered dangerous in low hemoglobin?

What is considered dangerous in low hemoglobin?

ALWAYS serious: Being "a little bit anemic" is like being "a little bit pregnant." even if the anemia is not life-threatening, it warns that you're sick and you need to find the cause. Especially, iron deficiency anemia without explanation screams out for a work-up -- "am I losing blood into my gut from an undiagnosed cancer? " you must demand your physician find the cause. ...Read more

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How low can your hemoglobin drop to before it's considered really bad?

How low can your hemoglobin drop to before it's considered really bad?

Below 10 is cause: For concern. It depends on how fast it drops and what the cause may be. Hb below 10 is generally considered anemia and should be invesigated for cause and treated accordingly. If the drop in hb occurs over months a person may be asymptomatic with hb as low as 5. ...Read more

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What are considered the common warning signs of having low iron levels?

What are considered the common warning signs of having low iron levels?

Anemia & fatigue!: Iron deficiency will causes iron deficiency anemia, which causes fatigue, depletion of iron from muscle, which causes fatigue. Mental exaustion, and muscle cramps, . ...Read more

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The effects of low estrogen level? Is 71 considered low for a 46 y/o woman?

The effects of low estrogen level? Is 71 considered low for a 46 y/o woman?

Don't know which: Estrogen test you had done, whether it was urine or blood, and what the units were, so it is very difficult to comment. Check with your local doc who should also be familiar with you. ...Read more

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If my normal body temperature is 97 F, would 99 F be considered a low grade temporature?

If my normal body temperature is 97 F, would 99 F be considered a low grade temporature?

Fever: 100.4 F is considered a fever for everyone. We all have a slight variation from 98.6 F which is a statistically derived normal temperature. By convention 100.4 F is deemed an abnormal temperature or a fever. We do not adjust that definition for individuals. ...Read more

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If your iton level is 22 but feretin level is normal, are you still considered to have low iron and feel the symtoms of low iron.

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If your iton level is 22 but feretin level is normal, are you still considered to have low iron and feel the symtoms of low iron.

Iron panel: I encourage you to discuss the blood work result with your doctor. To answer your question completely- I want to know how normal is your ferritin and what is the iron saturation. If the ferritin is above 50 and the iron saturation is completely normal- then no, you do not have low iron and subsequently your fatigue is likely due to some other problems- but not related to the iron. ...Read more

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Neuropyschological what is considered low for verbal fluency on a neuro=psych exam? What other tests are performed and for what purpose?

Neuropyschological what is considered low for verbal fluency on a neuro=psych exam? What other tests are performed and for what purpose?

Depends: Scores on neuropsych exams depend on the age of the person taking them. The kinds of tests depend on what problems the patient has. Please speak with your mental health professional for an answer that is more specific to your situation. ...Read more

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Is testosterone reading of 385 considered low?

Is testosterone reading of 385 considered low?

Timing of test: Hello, Testosterone levels should always be taken 8-9 am as the levels are highest then. If this reading was in the am - its normal but on the low side. If you have symptoms of fatigue, obesity, erectile dysfunction, depression, trouble losing weight - could be a sign of low T. Your number seems fine for a 79 year old male. Good Luck! ...Read more

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What is considered low risk for contracting HSV 1 and 2?

What is considered low risk for contracting HSV 1 and 2?

Herpes simplex virus: Over 85% of the adult population has gotten infected with this virus, and it is very difficult to prevent unless you have had no contact with other humans. ...Read more

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Is 100/50 BP low?

Is 100/50 BP low?

Not too low.: Actually, a blood pressure of 100/50 is great, as long as you feel healthy and energetic. Keep up the good work! ...Read more

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Why is my BP always low?

Why is my BP always low?

Hypotension: You didn't list medications. Most commonly, a low blood pressure is a side effect of your medications. If you are on medications, talk to your doc about making some adjustments. If you are not on meds, you should be checked to rule out anemia, hypothyroidism, e.T.C. In the meantime, you can increase your intake of non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic beveriges, as well as salt. ...Read more

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Bp 99/74 is this too low?

Bp 99/74 is this too low?

Hypotension: The spectrum of "normal" blood pressure varies widely and is different for every patient. 99/74 may very well be normal for you. Signs of inappropriately low blood pressure include dizziness and increasing heart rate. ...Read more

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Is 102/67 too low for 67yo?

Is 102/67 too low for 67yo?

Only if you feel bad: Cardiologists are fondly quoted as saying that the best blood pressure is the minimum necessary to keep you vibrant, energetic & upright w/o feeling weak, woozy, lightheaded or dizzy, especially when changing positions quickly. Besides, blood pressure varies according to position (see above) & conditions. Still, it's not a bad idea to monitor your BP more closely and calibrate your cuff. ...Read more

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If the BP is 116 is that low?

If the BP is 116 is that low?

BP Range: BP of 120/80 is the 'normal' for most people. It varies by age, time of the day, activity level, ingestion of sodium in foods and drinks, use of alcohol, illicit and prescription drugs. Low BP is of no concern unless producing symptoms such as dizziness, weakness, fatigue, etc. Lower bps causes less cardiovascular stress, reducing heart, brain and kidney disease. ...Read more

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I checked my BP and it's 92/67 is that too low

I checked my BP and it's 92/67 is that too low

Normal: Why worry?: Without any other symptoms this is normal. If you are functioning in the world in your daily activities without chest pain, shortness of breath, intolerable dizziness or nausea then you are fine. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a person to be low on b-12?

What are the causes of a person to be low on b-12?

3 MOST COMMON!: 1. Inadequate intake: a true vegan will get no b12, except through supplements.
2. Atrophic autoimmune gastritis. The production of intrinsic factor is halted by immune destruction of parietal cells.
3. Inflammation of the terminal part of the small intestine, ie. Iliitis or crohn's, where B12 is absorbed.
A new cause is chronic overuse of ppis, such as Nexium (esomeprazole) or prilosec. ...Read more

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My daughters temperature is 96.8 and she is only 5. Is that considered too low and should I be worried?

My daughters temperature is 96.8 and she is only 5. Is that considered too low and should I be worried?

Varies: Everyone's body temperature is different. 96.8 is low but if you feel good and have no other signs and symptoms, you need not worry but if you are intolerant to cold, heat, tired all the time, feel down etc, you need to get check for thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Is 244 low in b12?

Is 244 low in b12?

Absolutely!: Ideal b12 levels are above 1500 in blood. Often times I will recommend that people take shots or very high levels of vitamin b12 10, 000 mcg if they are less than 500. It can make a huge difference in energy, sleep, cognition, memory and any nerve problems you may have. You will also want to figure out why you have low b12. It could be due to an autoimmune condition or too low stomach acid. ...Read more

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Is 239 low for b12?

Is 239 low for b12?

Yes, but...: "low values for B12 may not be what they appear to be. With that value, get "methyl malonic acid" and "homocysteine" checked. These are more sensitive tests. If both (especially methyl malonic acid) are abnormal, then it is truly low vitamin b12. Treatable, various ways. ...Read more

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Is RDW of 10.8 low?

Is RDW of 10.8 low?

Low but...: If you are asking about RDW that is part of a CBC report in United States, a value lower than 80 is usually considered low (different labs may have different norms). A low RDW may be suggestive of iron deficiency, thalassemia (or other altered red cells), or other blood problems. However, a value of 10.9 is too low unless a different measurement. ...Read more