A member asked:

9 yr old daughter, bad cold, fever 103.3 heart r varying from 140-150. can a fever, being sick make her hr faster? what is norm hr for her age? worried

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Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Tachycardia: Her heart rate is elevated because of the increase in fever. Once the fever is brought back to normal so will her heart rate which is normally 70-80 beats per minute.

Answered 1/29/2014



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