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What causes the heart rate to escalate when coughing? I have asthma, pneumonia and bronchitis. Am being treated with inhalers and antibiotics

Valsalva. Coughing can cause this. This could be related to the valsalva maneuver which is brought on by coughing .. There are different phases of the valsalva and in brief this affects the heart rate... Also if you have breathing problems are medication for this is confect heart rate cost to go up. Read more...

Just found out she has a pfo had lots of pneumonia been in hospital a lot. On long term antibiotics has blue lips a lot heart rate 115 is this all ok?

Hard to say. Most of us have a tiny PFO that never has any impact on our life. Blue lips suggests one of many possible issues. A heart rate of 115 is in the normal range for an awake 4yo. Recurrent pneumonia is worrisome and often tied to other diagnoses. We can best help when your background info is adequate and question specific. The public site is not a chat,so your questions are not linked. Read more...

Doctor thinks I have pneumonia. Started antiobiotics. Fever stopped. Heart rate very high (85-100). I'm worried, is it normal?

Pneumonia. It surely sounds like you are having a successful and normal recovery from pneumonia. Read more...
See below. It would not be unusual for you to have a mild to moderate increase in pulse rate during early treatment for pneumonia. 85-100 is not a very high heart rate. The fact that your fever is better suggests your antibiotic treatment is effective. If you are feeling better don't worry about a pulse of 85-100. It will return to your baseline after resolution of your pneumonia and any deconditioning. Read more...