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What is the normal body temperature of a child and a adult?

What is the normal body temperature of a child and a adult?

98.8 Degrees F: 98.8 degrees fahrenheit (or 37 degrees celsius) is the "textbook" normal temperature. However, individuals can have slightly lower or higher normal temperatures. Also, our body temperature naturally fluctuates throughout a 24-hour period (circadian rhythm). ...Read more

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How should a child be dressed, with a normal body temperature?

What is comfortable: Kids have the same thermostats as we do. So wherever you are comfortable they will probably be fine. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Wide range: There is a wide range of 'normal' temperatures for an adult - from 95 through 100 can be normal. Above 101 is what I would consider a fever that would be related to infection. ...Read more

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First trimester, sometimes my belly and hands are hot. Body temperature is 98F. Is it normal? Can it be harmful to the baby?

First trimester, sometimes my belly and hands are hot. Body temperature is 98F. Is it normal? Can it be harmful to the baby?

Yes, no: A sensation of warmth without a fever is not indicative of any risk to a pregnancy or developing baby.

The body does go through many expected changes in pregnancy including hormone levels and changes in the circulatory system that can cause hot flashes, flushing or excess sweating that can seem to come in waves. Most women experience these symptoms to varying degrees. ...Read more

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Why would a child have a low body temperature?

Why would a child have a low body temperature?

May be hypothyroid: If you are not very ill, which can lead to a low temperature, and the temp is below 97. 6, you may be hypothyroid. Remember, 98.6 is average, normal can be 1 degree above or below. The temperature normally goes down at night and is lowest about 4:00-6:00 A.M. About 2 hours before awakening. Then it can be as low as 97. ...Read more

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Is it bad to ovulate on day 5 of my cycle? I have confirmed through basal body temperature that I do occasionally. We are trying to conceive a child.

Is it bad to ovulate on day 5 of my cycle? I have confirmed through basal body temperature that I do occasionally. We are trying to conceive a child.

Ovulation: Basal body temperatures may not be the most accurate way to confirm ovulation. If you have cycles every 28 days, it almost always take s14 days to prepare the egg for ovulation. I would add to the temperature chart a urine ovulation predictor kit, available over the counter. If your cycles are less or more frequent than 28 days, you may need an evaluation for see why. ...Read more

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What is the normal body temperature for a male?

What is the normal body temperature for a male?

Core temperature: Normally is 98.6 degrees f. Or 37 degrees celsius. ...Read more

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What is the normal body temperature for 1 year old?

Body Temperature: The normal body temperature for a baby is no different than the rest of us. 98.6f (37c) is considered the norm. ...Read more

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My son is 5 weeks old I want to know what it the normal body temperature for babies and how will I know if he has a fever? . What will the temp be?

My son is 5 weeks old I want to know what it the normal body temperature for babies and how will I know if he has a fever? . What will the temp be?

Infant temperature: The accepted temperature for newborns who are 2 to 3 months old is below 100.4 f. Any temperature at that level and above is suspicious for a fever more often from overbundling. Anything else is suspect for an infection. ...Read more

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Normal body temperature?

Relative term: What's normal for you might be different than other people but in general, 98.6f is consider ok. ...Read more

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Normal body temperature?

Normal body temperature?

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

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Is 96.8 a normal body temperature?

T 96.8 normal: Depends on how you are taking it. Send more details. There isa wide range of "normal" temps. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your body temperature is lower than normal?

Body temp: Depends on what you all normal. Some just have lower levels and others higher. Can mean you are cold. ...Read more

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Can normal human have body temperature 98.9 or 99. 1? Is it normal?

Yes: There is no single temperature reading that is “normal” for all patients, although many consider an oral temperature of 98.6° F (37° C) the norm. Age, exercise, hormones, stress, environmental temperature, time of day, body site, and medications can all influence body temperature. In general, an oral body-temperature range of 96.4° F to 99.1° F (35.8° C to 37.3° C) is acceptable. ...Read more

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My body temperature is always low, but I never feel cold. Is this normal?

LOW BODY TEMPERATURE: You did not say how low is your temp'even though 98.4 is cosidered normal bp. But some people have 1 to 1.5 degree lower than that as their normal temp and they feel fine without any symptoms and do not feel cold. Your body is used to this temp and you feel normal. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could get back my normal body temperature from lower temperature?

Temp: Why would you want to do this if you feel OK. I would first get a good rectal thermometer and check it every day for awhile before you decide it is "low". ...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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Hi. My normal body temperature is always in the 35s rather than the 36s. Should I be concerned?

Hi. My normal body temperature is always in the 35s rather than the 36s. Should I be concerned?

Don't Worry: You should mention it & have your regular md record your baseline temp so that if you have what is considered a "normal" they know that indicates a low-grade fever for you. Normal temps, etc. Are averages and some are a little above or below for their normal but knowing your normal will help your doctors treat you better when you have problems. ...Read more

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Hi I have a question. I have a normal body temperature rate but my body is always hot. Is there any way it can stop?

Hi I have a question. I have a normal body temperature rate but my body is always hot. Is there any way it can stop?

Measuring Temp: Most accurate measure of core body temperature is to collect some urine and immediately measure the temperature. You can then measure your surface body temperature. You can rent an IR measuring device and scan your body to see if you have any unusual skin findings! ...Read more

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My body temperature was 37.2\u0026#40; 99 F\u0026#41; at 12 pm and around 4 and 7 pm is it normal? Shouldn't it be about 98 at 12 pm?

Two different Units: The first one 37.2 degree is in degree celcius (98.9degree Fahrenheit), which is practically normal. Our body Temperature varies slightly in a daily basis which is normal too. ...Read more

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Is a rectal temperature 1° higher than a normal temp? Also what time does the body temperature peek? . Do tod dlers have a higher body temperature?

Core Temperature: A recital temperature is considered a core temperature, or as-good-as-it-gets. So stick with the temperature you see. Also, toddlers typically feel warm, but their body temperature is the same as anyone else. ...Read more

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My body temperature is ususally 36.6 C however in hot days it changes and rises up to 37C or 37.3C. I am worried, why is this happening, is it normal?

My body temperature is ususally 36.6 C however in hot days it changes and rises up to 37C or 37.3C. I am worried, why is this happening, is it normal?

Yes: Normal temperature is a range from 36.1 C to 37.7 C.
It is normal for a person's temperature to fluctuate over the course of the day. We are coldest in the morning and warmest in the late afternoon to early evening. It is also normal to be hotter after exercise or being in a warm environment. ...Read more

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What is normal body temperature mines is 99.1 im 22 years old?

98.6: The normal body temperature for adults is 98.6. Some people may have higher body temperatures but most normal temperatures are right around 98.6. ...Read more

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What causes low body temperature in an adult?

What causes low body temperature in an adult?

Low body temperature: The vast majority of low temperatures in adults are actually normal. We say 98.6 is the normal temperature, but actually normal is a range from approximately 97 to 99. The rare pathologic and clinically significant causes of low body temperature are hypothyroidism, hypothermia, severe infection in the blood stream, shock, and the period just after a high fever (often your body overcools itself). ...Read more

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Why has my body temperature risen during my period? This isn't normal for me.

Why has my body temperature risen during my period? This isn't normal for me.

Many reasons: Check a pregnancy test as this could be a cause, but there are lots of possible causes including allergies flare up, viral infection, bacterial infection, etc. If its over 100.5 F then that's a fever and seeing your physician may be needed. ...Read more