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Posted on Fri, 14 Jul 2017 in Back Pain
Question: My body temperature is 95.6. I have sweating on and off and lower back oain
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could be due to hypoglycemia.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I am Dr Gopal Goel Orthopedic Surgeon.
You have low back pain , sweating off and on and low body temperature.
This kind of picture can be expected if you have diabetes and are suffering from hypoglycemic attacks. In certain Type of infection also the body temp may be low.
I suggest you take little sugar with lemon whenever you have sweating and also get Tests for diabetes and infection.
Please check the thermometer also and if not certain take temp again with a different thermometer.
Thanx for the question. Please feel free to ask any other question.
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Follow up: Dr. Gopal Goel 10 minutes later
It is now 96.2. Is hypoglycemia dangerous if not treated
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Goel 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes hypoglycemia is dangerous if not treated.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Hypoglycemia is dangerous if not treated early. So if you are a diabetic you should learn to understand early signs of hypoglycemia - like sweating , cold shivers, lack of attention, feeling drowsy etc.
Thanks for the question.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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