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Question: Body Temp


 goulash - Fri Aug 20, 2004 11:53 pm

I was told by a friend that Japanese people have a lower body temperature than Western people. I was just wondering if there was any truth to this? :)
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Sat Aug 21, 2004 12:34 am

User avatar Dear Goulash,

Body temp is not a constant figure, it is a range above the highest limit of which a person is considered febrile and below the lowest limit of which a person is considered hypothermic.

i don't think that japenese people are an exception to this rule.

Thank you very much for using our website http://doctorslounge.com and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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