MOSCOW, December 7 - RIA Novosti. Therapist and candidate of medical sciences Andrei Kondrakhin, in an interview with Vechernyaya Moskva, said that low body temperature can be observed not only with coronavirus infection, but also with a number of other diseases.
The specialist claims that such a symptom is an atypical reaction in COVID-19. According to him, a low temperature can occur in elderly patients, as well as children. The doctor clarified that this anomaly may not be associated with coronavirus infection at all.
"Low temperature is also found in hypothyroidism, oncology, oncology of the central nervous system, injuries of the central nervous system and liver diseases," explained Kondrakhin.
The therapist emphasized that the liver is responsible for "heating" the body, so a low temperature is often found in patients with cirrhosis.
In addition, it can be congenital, indicate the use of certain medications and drug dependence.
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