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Subject: Is the Human Body Temperature affected by the intake of Hot and Cold Liquids
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Is the Human Body Temperature affected by the intake of Hot and Cold Liquids

If possible supply links to scientific papers or any form of
scientific proof either way.
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Subject: Re: Is the Human Body Temperature affected by the intake of Hot and Cold Liquids
Answered By: tlspiegel-ga on 24 Nov 2006 22:31 PST
 
Hi figgydiggy.

Thank you for your question.

Blackwell Synergy
http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/links/doi/10.1046/j.1537-2995.2001.41101241.x

Transfusion

The effect of hot beverages, cold beverages, and chewing gum on oral temperature

"BACKGROUND: A prospective blood donor's oral temperature is affected
by external stimuli such as drinking a hot or cold beverage..."

"RESULTS: The drinking of a hot beverage caused an immediate mean
temperature elevation of 2.6F..."

"A cold beverage lowered the temperature..."

"CONCLUSION: Drinking a hot beverage and, to a much lesser degree, gum
chewing can lead to a deferral for elevated temperature, but subjects
were acceptable by 5 minutes. Cold beverages are of more concern,
because they suppress the temperature for a short time..."

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Taking Vital Signs: Temperature
http://healthfieldmedicare.suite101.com/article.cfm/taking_vital_signs__temperature

"Drinking cold or hot liquids can also affect an oral temperature." 

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Web MD
http://www.webmd.com/hw/health_guide_atoz/hw198785.asp

Body Temperature 

?Wait at least 20 to 30 minutes after smoking, eating, or drinking a
hot or cold liquid before taking your temperature.?

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Blue Shield California
https://www.blueshieldca.com/hw/articles/hw_article.jsp;jsessionid=JFNMB2O54QKN3JP3YYRCEZNF5XDCKITT?articleId=HWHW198785&categoryId=42&sectionId=42
  
Topic: Body Temperature 
 
What Affects the Test 
 
?Inaccurate temperature readings can be caused by:

-  Taking an oral temperature within 20 minutes after smoking or
drinking a hot or cold liquid.?
 
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http://www.moh.gov.sg/corp/sars/faqs/default.html

"What must I take note of before I take my body temperature so that
the reading is accurate?

For accurate temperature readings, you are advised to: 
 - Wait for at least 15 minutes after smoking, eating, or drinking a
hot or cold liquids before taking your oral body temperature."

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keyword search:

human temperature affected by hot + cold liquids

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Best regards,
tlspiegel
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