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CaliSally
04-20-2007, 07:56 PM
Sometimes when I'm coughing endlessly due to my b/t, I can feel my temp go up. Is this common?

CaliSally
04-20-2007, 07:56 PM
Sometimes when I'm coughing endlessly due to my b/t, I can feel my temp go up. Is this common?

CaliSally
04-20-2007, 07:56 PM
Sometimes when I'm coughing endlessly due to my b/t, I can feel my temp go up. Is this common?

Chaggie
04-20-2007, 08:05 PM
My temp doesn't go up, but I do start to sweat....ALOT.

Chaggie
04-20-2007, 08:05 PM
My temp doesn't go up, but I do start to sweat....ALOT.

Chaggie
04-20-2007, 08:05 PM
My temp doesn't go up, but I do start to sweat....ALOT.

Landy
04-20-2007, 08:27 PM
I would say yes, it could be common with some people.
The reason I say this is....at clinic, I do PFTs first, then they check my vitals. I always have a low grade temp (99) at this time, which is rare for me--I never run temps unlessl I'm very sick. So I have to assume the rise in body temp is due to the increased coughing & the effort put forth duing the spirometry.

Landy
04-20-2007, 08:27 PM
I would say yes, it could be common with some people.
The reason I say this is....at clinic, I do PFTs first, then they check my vitals. I always have a low grade temp (99) at this time, which is rare for me--I never run temps unlessl I'm very sick. So I have to assume the rise in body temp is due to the increased coughing & the effort put forth duing the spirometry.

Landy
04-20-2007, 08:27 PM
I would say yes, it could be common with some people.
The reason I say this is....at clinic, I do PFTs first, then they check my vitals. I always have a low grade temp (99) at this time, which is rare for me--I never run temps unlessl I'm very sick. So I have to assume the rise in body temp is due to the increased coughing & the effort put forth duing the spirometry.

lightNlife
04-20-2007, 09:19 PM
If you're having a coughing fit, it's natural for you to become flush and warm. Part of it is due to the response of the adrenal glands as your brain sends the "panic" signal to them b/c you're having trouble breathing. Also, coughing hard enough to get some of that phlegm out is HARD WORK, so it's not unreasonable to work up a sweat. Chances are you're not ramping up to a fever when this happens.

If once you're done coughing and you can sit back and rest you feel the warmth going away, then you're fine. If you continue to stay warm, then it's time to see if you're actually running a fever in response to an infection.

lightNlife
04-20-2007, 09:19 PM
If you're having a coughing fit, it's natural for you to become flush and warm. Part of it is due to the response of the adrenal glands as your brain sends the "panic" signal to them b/c you're having trouble breathing. Also, coughing hard enough to get some of that phlegm out is HARD WORK, so it's not unreasonable to work up a sweat. Chances are you're not ramping up to a fever when this happens.

If once you're done coughing and you can sit back and rest you feel the warmth going away, then you're fine. If you continue to stay warm, then it's time to see if you're actually running a fever in response to an infection.

lightNlife
04-20-2007, 09:19 PM
If you're having a coughing fit, it's natural for you to become flush and warm. Part of it is due to the response of the adrenal glands as your brain sends the "panic" signal to them b/c you're having trouble breathing. Also, coughing hard enough to get some of that phlegm out is HARD WORK, so it's not unreasonable to work up a sweat. Chances are you're not ramping up to a fever when this happens.

If once you're done coughing and you can sit back and rest you feel the warmth going away, then you're fine. If you continue to stay warm, then it's time to see if you're actually running a fever in response to an infection.