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"Is a body temperature of 37.9C normal?i just took my temperature now with a digital thermometer. My body is always hot, but I do not usually feel feverish . I will feel so hot that I won't be able to sleep at night, till I open all the window, even if I'm freezing. I have headaches some times. Even when 8 go out, my feet will be so hot I'll need to POUR cold water on it. I don't understand what's happening. It's been on for a while now Should I be worried "

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    A 27 years year old female asked:
    3 years ago
    Is a body temperature of 37.9C normal?i just took my temperature now with a digital thermometer. My body is always hot, but I do not usually feel feverish . I will feel so hot that I won't be able to sleep at night, till I open all the window, even if I'm freezing. I have headaches some times. Even when 8 go out, my feet will be so hot I'll need to POUR cold water on it. I don't understand what's happening. It's been on for a while now Should I be worried
    Dr. Amen O answered:
    3 years ago
    Good evening. 37.9 is a little high as the normal is 37.0 range of +/-0.6. But it's not to worry much. Your body feeling hot is quite normal I must say especially as the skin has a regulatory mechanism relative to the temperature outside the body. Do you sweat excessively at night and any cough or chest pain? You can take paracetamol in the mean time but find time to visit a doctor for proper history taking to rule out possible cause of the excessive heat you feel at night. Though this may just be normal depending on the weather.
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