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Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Why does my body temperature keep fluctuating? Is it the female hormones?

Could be: In perimenopause and menopause, the thermostat for women seems to be "reset". Small changes in the ambient temperature, spicy foods, stress, or wine may trigger hot flashes. On the other hand, other medical problems such as thyroid dysfunction, infections, or lymphoma, can also trigger temperature fluctuations, so check with your doctor if you are too young or too old for menopause. ...Read more

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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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My body temperature rises while i sleep. Is this normal?

My body temperature rises while i sleep. Is this normal?

Sleep disorder: Certain sleep disorders can trigger the release of stress hormones (cortisol) which can then cause the production of catecholamines. These can increase heart rate, blood pressure and elevate body temperature...Causing sweating. Someone trained in sleep medicine can order some tests and provide more information, if desired. ...Read more

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Where's the best place to measure body temperature? I have excessive sweating and my armpits are cold so when I measure my temp then it shows low temp

Where's the best place to measure body temperature? I have excessive sweating and my armpits are cold so when I measure my temp then it shows low temp

Adult: The best temp is from oral temp in adult, unless you are looking for minute changes, then rectal temp is most accurate. This is used for basal body temp variations for ovulation. ...Read more

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My temperature is normal but my body is always hot?

What do mean by my: "body is hot"? You feel warm? Are you intolerant of warmth? Do you sweat when others do not? If your temperature is normal, it is not likely to be a serious issue. ...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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Throughout my life, my body temperature has been about 96.6. What does it mean that my temp is significantly outside of normal ranges?

Throughout my life, my body temperature has been about 96.6.  What does it mean that my temp is significantly outside of normal ranges?

Not much usually.: Hypothyroidism can be the cause of low body temp. If that is not your problem, many people normally run a low temp. 98.6 is just the median range for a normal temp, many people are above and below that. ...Read more

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What is happening to me? My face is constantly flushed and hot. So is my body surface temp but i took my temperature, it turns out to be normal.

What is happening to me? My face is constantly flushed and hot. So is my body surface temp but i took my temperature,  it turns out to be normal.

Flushing & Allergies: Facial flushing and feeling hot could be due to stress, medications or other substances. It could even be due to weather or environmental exposures and might be due to allergies. Without more detailed information than what you provided here, it would be impossible to give detailed advice. I would recommend seeing your physician. ...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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Why is my body temperature low or feel cold in my feet all the time?

Why is my body temperature low or feel cold in my feet all the time?

Unknown: Bbt or basal body temperature is an inaccurate way to follow ovulation. In our experience it adds a great deal of stress. If the pattern is normal it highly correlates with ovulation but if it's not it surely doesn't mean that you are not ovulating. If you have 28 day regular cycles you are 98% certain that you have normal ovulation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my body is sensitive to cold weather? My body hates the cold!

What does it mean when my body is sensitive to cold weather? My body hates the cold!

Thyroid to be checke: There could be few reason for this, if i is a constant issue. 1- check your thyroid. If thyroid function is low people complain of cold intolerance. 2- what is your body habitus? Skinny people are more cold intolerant. 3- sure you don't mean that you feel chill and cold which is a sign of viral or bacterial infection when you feel chill. ...Read more

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Hi docs when compare to other bodies i feel my body is always hot at any time.My body temperature is always hot.What can be the reason?

Measure temperature: When u take your temperature is it truly elevated?Normal is 98.6.Fever is considered to be 99.6 or higher.If it is truly elevated, see your doctor who may wish to rule out infection or hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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My friend have less production of estrogen hormones so that her body growth is not a normal. And is this problem r hormone will affect to pregnancy ?

My friend have less production of estrogen hormones so that her body  growth is not a normal. And is this problem r hormone will affect to pregnancy
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Need more info: We will need more information to be able to answer your question. There is a long list of diseases that can cause low estrogen levels generally called hypogonadism. Some of these cause infertility and some do not. ...Read more

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My BBT is constantly low, around 35.7celcius the 36.2 post ovulation. Is this normal? Im usually really cold all the time.

My BBT is constantly low, around 35.7celcius the 36.2 post ovulation.  Is this normal? Im usually really cold all the time.

It can be: We base our "normal" vital sign values, including temperature, on a sampling of people. Everyone is wired differently, however. Your temperature set point may just be lower than most people's. As long as you don't have other symptoms, you probably have nothing to be worried about. Hope this helps! ...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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Why is my body temperature always low right before my ovulating?

Why is my body temperature always low right before my ovulating?

Estrogen: Estrogen is at higher levels prior to ovulation. Progesterone released by the corpus luteum of the ovary after ovulation raises body temperature. ...Read more

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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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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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