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Can pain mess increase heart rate?
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Pain
Yes pain can typically increase the heart rate.
Be sure to determine what is causing the pain and to obtain proper treatment.

In brief: Pain
Yes pain can typically increase the heart rate.
Be sure to determine what is causing the pain and to obtain proper treatment.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Bennett Werner
I'm assuming that "mess" is a typo and you meant "meds". Pain medicines per se do not increase HR but, as Dr. Pizzo wrote (and I agree), pain causes increased HR so it may appear the meds are responsible when they're not.
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