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Body temp down to 96.3, what would cause this and what would

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Body temp down to 96.3, what would cause this and what would the outcome be if it remains low ?
I have 3 stents placed over the past 5 years, female, 62 years of age, otherwise healthy and active.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

how did you take your temp?

oral temp with a digital thermometer?

did you drink something or eat something before taking your temp?

this can cause your oral temp to decrease.

a rectal temp is best to know your core temp.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 months ago.

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