A 24-year-old male asked:
Is a heart rate over 100 bpm normal if you have the flu/fever?
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Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Generally when you have a fever your heart rate increases, drink plenty of fluids to keep hydrated and get plenty of bed rest, if you are still concern see your doctor.
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General Practice 19 years experience
Yes: In an adult, tachycardia is defined as a heart rate above 100. Fever can certainly increase your heart rate (as can many other things).
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Last updated May 15, 2018
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