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Does Fever Cause Rapid Heart Beat
What causes rapid heart beat headache fever muscle aches and tender on right side of neck. I am 39yrs old female with asthma and high blood pressure?
Rapid Heart Rate (Pulse) (Definition)
Rapid heart beat is a symptom in which a person's heart is beating fast. A fast heart rate can be normal if a person is excited or exercising. Sometimes a rapid rate is called sinus tachycardia, atrial flutter, or atrial fibrillation, etc..., depending on the type of arrhythmia (heart rhythm or rate problem). ...Read more
Should I take my son to the hospital? My son is teething and running a fever of 101.9 and also has a rapid heart beat along with heavy breathing. He is 23months & 15 days old
Sean is 7 has fever, achy, chest congestion ans runny nose. Cough also rapid heart beat. We gave him OTC meds should we go to er?
Asthma Pneumonia: If he has a past history of asthma treated with Singlair, the that would be a good plan. Mild asthma can progress rapidly into something much worse sometimes without treatment. Does he have a nebulizer with albuterol available at home? Is he short of breath or breathing fast? Can he talk without breathing in between words of a sentence? It may be better to be seen by a physician now. ...Read more
Taking antibiotics for h-pylori have bad side effects from it. Is shaky hands, rapid heart beat, feeling feverish all side effects too?
Genetic variant: Some people have a genetic variant of an enzyme that metabolizes alcohol. The aldh2 gene regulates the production of the enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 that transforms acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The aldh2*2 variant is common in individuals of east asian descent (45-50%), but is extremely rare in most non-asian populations. When drinking alcohol, these people flush, have tachycardia, etc, . ...Read more
Tachycardia: "Tachycardia" means rapid heart rate. Any stress will make your heart beat fast: fear, anxiety, pain, anger, walking, lifting your arms, standing up. Also: fever, anemia, XS thyroid, infection, pregnancy, and many many other conditions as well. The underlying cause should be addressed if you are concerned. ...Read more
There can be several: Stress or any state where your body is producing Epinephrine (adrenaline) will increase your heart rate. Increased activity like exercise will alter your hr. Certain drugs like Cocaine can dramatically increase your hr. Also severe infections. Then there are rhythm problems of the heart like atrial fibrillation, svt and other abnormal electrical conduction can cause rapid heart rat. ...Read more
No: In general, Lipozene should not affect your heart rate. It is a fiber product, and is not absorbed into the bloodstream. However, be sure that the product is not a "lipozene-like diet drug", because then you cannot be certain what it is. Best to check with your doctor if you have an increased heart rate. ...Read more
May be normal: For a five year old normal heart beat 90 to 110. However if you have any kind of rhythm problems, let him be seen by a pediatrician. ...Read more
Should I worry about rapid heart beat - happening on regular basis - can anxiety cause this to happen even when I am at rest?
I ve had rapid heart beat for months now, around 100 or a bit above, I am 38 and most of my blood tests were normal, any idea what may be the cause?
Most were normal?: So what tests were out of range? A high thyroid level might cause your heart rate to accelerate. Being anemic (low red blood cell count or low hematocrit) may result in an increased heart rate, as your heart beats faster to try to circulate more oxygen to your cells. Anxiety can increase your heart rate. Btw, I'm assuming that your heart is normal, but it would be reasonable to get that checked! ...Read more
May be normal respon: After exercise the heart rate will go up, this is a physiological response. And it should come base line in 10-15min of rest. If in case the heart rate continues to be high more than 100, then you should seek medical help. ...Read more
Can an anxiety attack cause you to cough to the point that you are gasping for air? Symptoms are, rapid heart beat, difficulty breathing.
Yes it can: Yes, anxiety attacks can make you gasp for air ; have rapid pulse. However, you also need a medical evaluation for these issues since asthma and other causes can result in similar outcomes. Panic attacks can cause all kinds of physical symptoms -- but please don't jump to that explanation without complete workup. If it's indeed anxiety, please know there are excellent treatments! ...Read more
Rapid heart beat after eating? What could cause this? 60lbs over weight. Taking lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg
Post prand. Tachy: Hello~ If you are 60lbs over weight I can understand that even a good meal would be an extra strain on your heart. It sounds as though you have a major problem with your weight and needs urgent attention. Please go and see your doc and see that there is a significant intervention to get you to lose weight. thanks ...Read more
Have been waking up in middle of night with rapid heart beat. I sit up and feel like I will throw up and then I feel faint. Has occured 4 times. Cause?
What causes shortness of breath, warm sensation all over and sweating with rapid heart beat and weakness?
What could be a cause of rapid heart beat after eating even light food such as boiled fish or vegetables? No caffeine, no alcohol, no drugs, nostress.
Can zyrtek cause behavioral changes, and rapid heart beat in children? Evaluating whether to give this to my son for dust mite allergy
See a good allergist: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is the most potent of the new antihistamines and while it is very effective as an allergy medication, it does have side-effects, although rarely seen. For instance, 10% of kids/adults have a very hard time waking up in morning if on this med, or feeling drained, tired. My family has experienced this first hand....so behavioral changes is certainly possible I expect. Talk to your allergist. ...Read more
I sometimes get a rapid heart beat that causes a pressure in my neck followed by brief dizziness and sweating. I do not have anxiety or panic attacks?
See your doctor: As soon as possible. This may be a cardiac disorder requiring treatment. ...Read more
Feels like phlegm or saliva stuck in my throat. Also on and off rapid heart beat and difficulty in breathing for 3 days now. What can be the cause?
Rapid heart beet:
I would strongly advise that you have someone take you to the nearest emergency facility to evaluate and manage your throat and heart issues.
Hope all goes well!
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Two weeks ago I just got done taking antibiotics. I got diarrhea, fever, and rapid heart beat. Now I have mucus in stool. Every thing else seems fine?
You may: Have pseudo membranous colitis due to the antibiotic therapy: the antibiotics wipe out the normal protective bacteria in the colon, allowing colonization and infection by pathologic bacteria. It requires a different antibiotic for treatment. It may become severe so you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more
Rapid Heart Beat: A Heart beat (pulse) over 100 beats per minute. The medical term is tachycardia. There are several reasons for a tachycardia. The most common is a sinus tachycardia which is usually a normal response to physical, emotional or metabolic exertion or illness. Other reasons are for rhythm problems such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, supraventricular tachycardia, and others. ...Read more
Go to ER/PCP: Go to ER or PCP and have vitals checked including ekg, pcxr to start ...Read more
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