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does respiratory rate increase with fever

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Dr. Kenneth Horlander
49 years experience Pulmonology
RR and fever: Fever: yes, it definitely can increase the respiratory rate.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Plan on about 5 breaths per minute increase per degree fahrenheit.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam King
Dr. Adam King answered
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Typicaly - Yes: It is very common for adults and kids to have an elevated respiratory rate when they have a temperature above 101 degrees f.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not really: ARDS is a lung disorder that can occur as a result of infection, inflammation . It causes the lung to get small and inflamed and filled with fluid. Fe ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: The respiratory rate will increase during the exercise, but will not be affected long term. Your heart rate may decrease from exercise and that is gen ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacek Jodelka
13 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Many things can cause this: pain, anxiety, delirium, or lack of appropriate sedation just to name a few. Deciding when to extubate someone is more com ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Resp rate TV: Yes. Good discussion at wikipedia
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Pain: People with pain have in increased respiratory rate. If you are not in pain, then something else is going on, see your health care provider.
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Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Circulation: When your heart rate is elevated and blood is pumping faster, you can sometimes feel it in your teeth. If it is an upper tooth, it can also have to so ... Read More
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Dr. Robin Larabee
25 years experience Pediatrics
Compensation: During an asthma attack, oxygen is not getting into the blood as it should. In response, the person must breathe harder and faster in attempt to make ... Read More
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