While 19th-century German physician Carl Wunderlich recognized 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit as the normal human body temperature, most healthy temperatures range from 97 to 99 degrees Fahrenheit, according to Boots and WebMD.... More »

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The average normal body temperature of a human is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit when measured by mouth, although some newer studies show it to be closer to 98.2. Normal temperatures, however, vary among individuals and may cha... More »

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The normal temperature of human blood is roughly 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, also known as "blood heat." This is also the normal body temperature for humans, although the temperature fluctuates by as much as one degree thro... More »

According to WebMD, a high body temperature for an adult is an oral temperature over 100 degrees Fahrenheit or a rectal or ear temperature over 101 degrees Fahrenheit. A high body temperature is referred to as a fever. More »

When written in a medical report or stated verbally by a health care provider, "body temperature 97" means that a thermometer shows that a patient's temperature is 97 degrees Fahrenheit. Body temperature can be recorded ... More »

Humans have a fever if their oral temperature is 100 degrees Fahrenheit or more, according to Mayo Clinic. Although average body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, anything between 97 and 99 degrees Fahrenheit is co... More »

A body temperature of 95 degrees Fahrenheit or below is considered to be dangerous, and temperatures in this range indicate hypothermia, according to WebMD. In the most severe cases, a person's body temperature can drop ... More »