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Low body temperature accompanied by feeling hot and heavy perspiration
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mrsjtcarter posted:
On 12/21/2010 I went to my doctor's office because I was feeling weak, light-headed, I was coughing spasmodically, perspiring heavily, and feeling very warm. My blood pressure was normal (126 over 74) but my body temperature was 96.5.

I am currently experiencing menopause which includes frequent and severe hot flashes. I am not taking hormonal therapy because of a history of female reproductive cancers in my family.

I still feel weakened and light-headed. The least expenditure of effort results in perspiration levels more in keeping with a strenuous 60-minute workout. What is wrong with me?
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Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
I really have no way of diagnosing you over the Internet, Mrs. Carter. I do not know your complete medical history, nor do I have a way of examining you or ordering any diagnostic tests -- all essential components to making that important call. As much as I would like to help you, the information in your posting is not sufficient to know what is wrong with you. I am very sorry, but the Internet poses some significant logistical barriers.

You will need to keep working with your medical provider until your symptoms are managed.
 
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mrsjtcarter replied to Rod Moser, PA, PhD's response:
Thank you. I shall see my PCP as soon as the office re-opens.


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