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Body temp low between 95-97. Right foot swollen n painful. Waiting to see vascular surge

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Body temp low between 95-97. Right foot swollen n painful. Waiting to see vascular surgeon. Percocet for pain. Recent quintple bypass surgery feb 1st. What is wrong with low temps?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr PG (M.D.) replied 6 years ago.

Dr PG (M.D.) :

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Dr PG (M.D.) :

welcome to just answer

Dr PG (M.D.) :

there can be various causes of low body temperature

Dr PG (M.D.) :

they include inadequate clothing, exposure to wind, hypothyroid, anemia, liver disease, sepsis etc

Dr PG (M.D.) :

in your case since you have a swollen foot, that can be the cause of low body temperature

Dr PG (M.D.) :

you foot might be having a focus of infection or chronic inflammation

Dr PG (M.D.) :

rarely, if this infection travels the blood stream, the body temperatures can reduce sometimes

Dr PG (M.D.) :

In some cases, there is no known cause of low body temperature

Dr PG (M.D.) :

if all the possible causes are ruled out, then usually there is no need to worry

Dr PG (M.D.) :

i would advise you to consult your doctor for need of antibiotics considering the involvement of the foot.

Dr PG (M.D.) :

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