Can A Flu Cause Low Body Temperature?

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Normal body temperature; Temperature - normal


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Normal body temperature varies by person, age, activity, and time of day. The average normal body temperature is generally accepted as 98.6F (37C). However, some studies suggest there is a wider range of "normal" body temperatures.

A temperature over 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit usually means you have an infection or illness.

Body temperature normally changes throughout the day.

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  • Fever
  • Temperature measurement

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