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Ear infection, sinus condition, rapid heart beats, breathlessness. Due to infection?

Doctor, I have just been to see my doctor and have a severe ear infection and sinus infection . I am on antibiotics . They also found a murmur which I am having an echo done in two weeks. Tonight when I just got up to go to the bathroom, I had a rapid heartbeat and couldn t catch my breath for a minute. Can the infection cause this?
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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HI I have gne through your mail as you said you have severe ear infection,and sinus infectin, suddenly you observed rapid I would like to suggest you that infection anywhere in body causes increase in heartbeat,if increase in heartbeat is quite high and associated with palpitation,perspiration,dizziness and alterred conciousness indicates something wrong.But as you said that you have murmurs also that should be properly examined and investigated by cardiologist to ruleout any abnormality in your heart.For rest of your ear and sinus infection you should follow advice of your
Answered: Thu, 27 Dec 2012
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