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What could be the reason for high pulse rate and body temperature?

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High pulse rate, low body temp good health 70 yrs old
Posted Fri, 29 Nov 2013 in Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 38 minutes later
Brief Answer: Symptoms are suggestive of shock Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for posting your queries on XXXXXXX High pulse rate and low body temperature are features of shoch most propably septic shock. Consult your doctor preferably cardiologist for clinical examination. Fluid replacement may be required for correcting the pulse rate and correction of temperature. If you have more queries, I will be glad to answer Dr Shailja P Wahal
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