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I had cervical spine surgery 6weeks ago and have had a resting heart rate of 87 for a month (prior was 67). Should I be concerned?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Your spinal surgery should not have impacted your heart rate unless you are still in pain or taking a medication which leads to the heart rate increase.
Contact your family doctor to get checked.

In brief: Yes

Your spinal surgery should not have impacted your heart rate unless you are still in pain or taking a medication which leads to the heart rate increase.
Contact your family doctor to get checked.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: Unlikely

6 weeks after spine surgery is still recover time.
Also, you activity level has probably been less. I think you will find your heart rate will return to normal as you get completely recovered.

In brief: Unlikely

6 weeks after spine surgery is still recover time.
Also, you activity level has probably been less. I think you will find your heart rate will return to normal as you get completely recovered.
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