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is rapid heart rate a symptom of legionellosis

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luke Hermann
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Although the heart rate increases to compensate for inadequate pumping by the heart there are many more common reasons for a rapid heart rate. Common ... Read More
Dr. Spyros Smith
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Unlikely: Though patients that have a rapid heart rate for an extended period of time(weeks to months) without having symptoms can develop congestive heart fail ... Read More
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Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
It can be: This can be a possible symptom of heart damage or heart failure. I would get evaluated right away.

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Not necessarily: Heart rate can increase after eating heavy meal, since gastro system needs more blood flow. Could be a rhythm disorder that ur doc can easily diagnose ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: It is true that you can have reflux without having heartburn but that does not explain the fast heart rate. If you are having heart rates over 100 the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Can be: Rapid heart rate is definitely one of the constellation of symptoms of untreated heart failure. As the heart weakens, the only mechanism for it to ma ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Symptoms: Hyperthyroid comes to mind but the symptoms listed could be many things.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CHF: Yes rapid heart rate goes with chf.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
How fast?: Depends on how fast your heart rate is & why it's fast. Maximum normal heart rate depends on age: up to 200 in teenagers, about 150 by age 70. Recover ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Pierce
35 years experience Cardiology
Not usually: Caffeine can cause palpitations. Removing caffeine should stop racing hearts. Caffeine withdrawal may give a headache.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Normal increase: Thhe effect of fever on a kids system includes an acceleration of the heart rate by about 10 beats/min per degree fahrenheight. There is also an incre ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Not nescessarily: Not necessarily.

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