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Feel freezing but normal body temperature

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JollyHockeyGit Sat 07-Jan-17 23:03:03

Not really looking for advice, but just interested in why this happens! I've got mild flu symptoms. A couple of times today I've felt absolutely freezing, such that my ears and fingers have been really sore but had a temp of around 37.5. Why does this happen?

lborgia Sat 07-Jan-17 23:12:07

Well for me, 37.5 would be a mild fever. My normal temp is around 35.6. Not everyone would know their usual temp though.

Otherwise, if you have a virus, you can feel like this without a temp - but I'd just assume that this is a tiny bit high for you.

Hope you feel better soon!

JollyHockeyGit Sat 07-Jan-17 23:31:35

Hmm, don't know my normal body temperature actually, just assumed it was fine as below 38. Going to OOH gp tomorrow, as I think it might be a UTI.

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