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My temperature stays around 97.2 degrees f, sometimes a little

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My temperature stays around 97.2 degrees f, sometimes a little lower. Have read is normal for a person with rh neg blood, which I have. Is this true? I actually feel flu like symptoms when it is at 98.6 degrees. Is this a known thing? I have recorded my temp when I start feeling that way. Is always at 98.6 or a little above. Should I bring this up with a doctor or will I seem ridiculous?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 4 years ago.

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Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 4 years ago.

97.2 is perfectly normal.

I am assuming its underarm temperature.

Range is from 97 to 98.5 degree farenheit.

Still, you should mention this to your doctor at your next meeting. Tests like Thryoid hormone and for diabetes can be done just as a routine measure.

Hope this shows you the way forward - wish you good health and a quick recovery.

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