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A 21-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old male:

Is a pulse rate of 74, good?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Caldwell
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 31 years experience
Normal: It is normal. The average adult pulse rate at rest is 72.
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatric Cardiology 32 years experience
Pulse : It is normal for resting heart rate for an adult.however for one to know whether heart rate is appropriate or not, you need several pulse measurements during the day
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Should be fine.: Assuming the underlying heart rhythm is normal, a heart rate between 60-100 bpm would be normal.
Last updated Mar 16, 2021

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