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A 34-year-old member asked:

Fever can increase respiratory rate?

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Dr. Adam King
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 16 years experience
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 46-year-old member asked:

Does respiratory rate increase with fever?

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Dr. Kenneth Horlander
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RR and fever: Fever: yes, it definitely can increase the respiratory rate.
Last updated Sep 8, 2019


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