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What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Increased body temperature causes increase in pulse rate to increase the blood supply to organs to meet increased demand from rise in metabolic rate that occurs with fever.
Fever is a protective reaction of the body as it helps in fighting infections. Inflammatory cells produce cytokines that reset the thermostat in the hypothalamus to a higher level.

In brief: Unclear question
Increased body temperature causes increase in pulse rate to increase the blood supply to organs to meet increased demand from rise in metabolic rate that occurs with fever.
Fever is a protective reaction of the body as it helps in fighting infections. Inflammatory cells produce cytokines that reset the thermostat in the hypothalamus to a higher level.
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