6th October 2019


Is a temperature of 96.8 normal?

Body temps very from person to person. Usually 98.1 to 98.6 is the normal temp, but mine is usually 96.8 for example. So where it may be low for someone else, it's my normal. So 98.6 would be a fever for me.

Also know, is a temperature of 37.7 high?

Although 98.6° F (37° C) is considered normal temperature, body temperature varies throughout the day. It is lowest in the early morning and highest in the late afternoon—sometimes reaching 99.9° F (37.7° C). Similarly, a fever does not stay at a constant temperature.

What is considered a low grade fever in adults?

Temperatures measured under the armpit are not considered as accurate and can be as much as 1 degree F lower than an oral measurement. A temperature above normal but below 100.4 F (38 C) is sometimes considered a low-grade or mild fever. It may mean that the body is responding to an infection.

Is a temp of 99 a fever?

A fever is a rise in body temperature. Rectal, ear or temporal artery temperature of 100.4 (38 C) or higher. Oral temperature of 100 F (37.8 C) or higher. Armpit temperature of 99 F (37.2 C) or higher.