If you have developed any of these symptoms you should use our coronavirus guide to find out what to do next. Do not go to your GP, pharmacy or hospital. Your normal body temperature is approximately 37C. A fever is usually when your body temperature is You may feel warm, cold or shivery.
Body temperature: Normal ranges in adults and children
Normal human body-temperature normothermia , euthermia is the typical temperature range found in humans. The normal human body temperature range is typically stated as Human body temperature varies. It depends on gender, age, time of day, exertion level, health status such as illness and menstruation , what part of the body the measurement is taken at, state of consciousness waking, sleeping, sedated , and emotions. Body temperature is kept in normal range by thermoregulation , in which adjustment of temperature is triggered by the central nervous system.
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A fever is a rise in body temperature. It's usually a sign of infection. The fever itself is generally harmless and probably helpful.