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Worry for body temperature and condition

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: April 17, 2020 9:44 AM

Anonymous 11 months

I worry for my body temperature. Always keep between 37 - 37.5C for almost 3 weeks. Test blood for dengue fever but negative. Will feel cool when in aircond surrounding. Nowadays because of covid 19 need take temperature everyday when work. So my temperature always around 37 - 37.5C, is it anything wrong with me? Is it need take any test for my temperature? Feel temperature will be normal when sleep time and increase when wake up in the morning.Can advise me for my worry and next step to be taken?

Dr Ramzdhan 17 months
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for the question. For your information, the normal body temperature is between 36.5 to 37.5 degree Celsius. When the temperature of the body is higher than that, it means that the body is reacting to a pathogen or when there is inflammation occurs inside the body. Some of the causes of fever are:

  • Dengue fever

  • Malaria fever

  • Leptospirosis infection

  • Typhoid fever

  • Tuberculosis

  • Tonsilitis

  • Allergic rhinitis

  • Pharyngitis

  • Otitis media

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri Apr 17 2020 09:44:54 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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