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Does the flu cause heart palpitations?

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Dr. Rupen Parikh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Could be...

Viral infections are known to cause inflamation of heart muscles(myocarditis) or the heart's outer layer(pericarditis).
If you develop any of it, along with the flu, u might get palpitaions. Also some cold remedies can cause palpitations!

In brief: Could be...

Viral infections are known to cause inflamation of heart muscles(myocarditis) or the heart's outer layer(pericarditis).
If you develop any of it, along with the flu, u might get palpitaions. Also some cold remedies can cause palpitations!
Dr. Rupen Parikh
Dr. Rupen Parikh
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No but

Being ill does. Fever, dehydration, diminished appetite with electrolyte imbalance and some over the counter remedies can all lead to irregularity of the heart rhythm.

In brief: No but

Being ill does. Fever, dehydration, diminished appetite with electrolyte imbalance and some over the counter remedies can all lead to irregularity of the heart rhythm.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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