When someone is diagnosed by medical personnel as having hypothermia, how are they taking their temperature? By mouth? Rectally? One of those probes into the liver? Just how do you determine a person’s “core” temperature?
I’m curious because I’ve come in from being out in the cold for hours at a time on a couple of separate occasions this winter, taken my temperature orally (digital themometers…two different ones, actually, because I didn’t believe the reading the first time), and gotten readings of 94.7F and 95.2F which are pretty low but didn’t cause me to experience any of the symptoms of mild hypothermia.