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A 58-year-old female asked:

Can the flu leave you with a racing/pounding heart and increased blood pressure weeks after?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Post flu: It is common to have post viral fatigue lasting a few weeks after influenza. Your heart rate may rise with effort but elevated BP would be unusual. Your md should evaluate your symptoms to ensure that you are not experiencing a significant heart rhythm disorder, .

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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