6 doctors weighed in:
What should you do with a child with a severe tachycardia?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
5 doctors agree
In brief: Pediatrician
There's nothing you can do at home, on your own.
Take your child to the pediatrician. The rhythm can be caught on extended monitoring, properly diagnosed, and treated accordingly.

In brief: Pediatrician
There's nothing you can do at home, on your own.
Take your child to the pediatrician. The rhythm can be caught on extended monitoring, properly diagnosed, and treated accordingly.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
Thank
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: How fast?
I agree with dr. Werner that you should have your child evaluated by his/her doc.
.But just an fyi: a new born resting heart rate is about 140-160 bpm...This range gets lower and lower to 60-99 BPM as an adult. Does your child have symptoms? I.E feeling palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness?If so, avoid caffeinated drinks/candies, cold meds etc..Consult doc if u r still concerned. Good luck.

In brief: How fast?
I agree with dr. Werner that you should have your child evaluated by his/her doc.
.But just an fyi: a new born resting heart rate is about 140-160 bpm...This range gets lower and lower to 60-99 BPM as an adult. Does your child have symptoms? I.E feeling palpitations, shortness of breath, dizziness?If so, avoid caffeinated drinks/candies, cold meds etc..Consult doc if u r still concerned. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors