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What is normal body temperature while pregnant?

What is normal body temperature while pregnant?

Normal body temp: It hard to say what anyone's normal temperature is because the range of temperature among well people can range from 96+ to 99+. The best way to tell what's normal for you is to check it daily for a week, first thing when you get up in the morning, and take the average. Once you know your baseline, you can readily identify a 1/2 to 1 degree increase that occurs with ovulation. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it bad to have high body temperature during pregnency?

Is it bad to have high body temperature during pregnency?

Yes, but...: You have been waiting a while for an answer, and this is not my specialty, but no a high fever is not good while pregnant. Of course it depends on how high and for how long. I see no reason to put off a visit to an md. ...Read more

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What is low body temperature?

What is low body temperature?

97: The normal temperature is 98.6 degrees. When a composite of people are examined it is found that temperature can rise or decrease about 1.5 degrees depending on time of day, activity, hormonal cycle etc.. It is found that 97 degrees is the lower limit and below this is hypothermia. ...Read more

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At what body temperature does it become dangerous?

At what body temperature does it become dangerous?

100.4 F: 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

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What is considered a low body temperature?

What is considered a low body temperature?

Below 36.3 oral: The temperature at different parts of the body vary. The core temperature which is closest to that taken rectally is usually higher. The temperature taken in a clinic is usually oral temperature. By averaging people's temperature, it was determined that the normal temp is 36.8 plus or minus 0.5 so it would have a range of 36.3 to 37.3. ...Read more

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What is considered a fever if I naturally have low body temperature?

What is considered a fever if I naturally have low body temperature?

Fever: Fever is generally considered to be a temperature of 38 degrees celcius (100.4f) or higher. Having a lower basal temperature may not necessarily change that. ...Read more

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Why shouldn't u drink alcohol outside while the temperature is very low?

Why shouldn't u drink alcohol outside while the temperature is very low?

NEVER HEARD TEMPERAT: Ure as a contraindication to drinking/ just moderate consumption no matter what the temperature is. ...Read more

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26 week pregnant and baby's stomach is small than normal. What it means? Is it dangerous?

26 week pregnant and baby's stomach is small than normal. What it means? Is it dangerous?

Probably nothing: Suspect nothing but would confer with gynecologist that did study which I assume was ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is low blood pressure in pregnancy and is it harmful?

What is low blood pressure in pregnancy and is it harmful?

Hyperdynamic condn: Pregnancy is a hyperdynamic condn. Which means the fluid content of the body is more than usual , secondary to fluid retention related to hormonal changes -from female genital organs -ovaries , and placneta mainly and other supportive organs like adrenal etc.Hence ideal pressures should be atleast 100/60. BP below 90/60 need to be taken seriously as both the mother and fetal compromise can happen. ...Read more

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What is the lowest temprature a human can stay alive before dying form hypothermia?

Hypothermia: The lowest recorded temperature was 13 degrees Celsius or 55.4 degrees Fahrenheit. recorded in a 7 year old Christmas Day 2010, and she survived. ...Read more

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What is basal body temperature when pregnant vs ovulating?

"The rising sun": The BBT must be taken the first thing in the morning before arising and when the temperature changes(rises) during the second half of the cycle the point of that change is a probable ovulation date due to progesterone, a thermogenic(heat producing) hormone. ...Read more

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I get exposed to low levels of r717 anhydrous ammonia at work. Is this pretty dangerous while pregnant?

I get exposed to low levels of r717 anhydrous ammonia at work. Is this pretty dangerous while pregnant?

Ammonia exposure: Depends on how low the levels. Best to get away from exposure of any noxious fumes. Talk to osha about exposure safe levels. ...Read more

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My basal body temperature is within the range of 35.8 to 36.1 during non-ovulation period. How could it be so low? How to increase body temperature?

My basal body temperature is within the range of 35.8 to 36.1 during non-ovulation period. How could it be so low? How to increase  body temperature?

That's a bit low: so if measured correctly, you should probably have your thyroid hormone levels (T4, T3, and TSH) checked to see if your thyroid is underactive. ...Read more

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What is oxygen saturation (spo2) while sleeping that is dangerously low?

What is oxygen saturation (spo2) while sleeping that is dangerously low?

It all depends: Without knowing a detailed medical history to determine if "low" oxygen may be a chronic, well compensated issue, it is impossible to answer. Typically normal oxygen staurations are within 94-97% while sleeping. Patients with sleep breathing disorders, like sleep apnea may experience dips in this saturation. However, it is standard to try and keep saturation above 89%. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is low insulin levels dangerous? If yes what to do about it?

Is low insulin levels dangerous? If yes what to do about it?

Glucose?: As long as blood sugars are normal, "low Insulin levels" are only numbers and don't mean much. If insulin/c-peptide levels are low to a degree of concern, it would be that blood sugars are high. ...Read more

Hypothermia (Definition)

Low body temperature. It can be due ...Read more