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Does heart rate increase when you have a chest infection?

Does heart rate increase when you have a chest infection or cold etc?
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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Your heart rate will increase when you have an infection because you have a fever.If you take any OTC anti-histamines that will also cause a rise in heart rate. You normally do not have a fever with a cold as you do with a bacterial infection. If you do it is usually just low a cold is a virus.
Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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