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Will your pulse rate go up with illness. I am home sick ...

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Will your pulse rate go up with illness. I am home sick with flu like symptons ,cold ,cough and fever and my pulse rate is usually around 78 but now it''s around 90.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, MD replied 8 years ago.


Yes, it is normal for the pulse to increase when you are sick, especially with sicknesses that cause rise in the body temperature. Please do not worry.

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