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Can a low grade fever cause a fast heart rate in a 7 years old girl ?

I can feel My 7 year old daughters heart beating when I touch her heart My daughter has illness induced asthma. For the past 2 days her heart is besting so hard I can see it and feel it beating hard and fast. She says she can hear it in her ears. She has had no asthma medication prior. ( since oct.) what could be causing this? Would a low grade fever produce this?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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I recommend that she consults a cardiologist. A low grade fever can increase the heart rate within certain limits.

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Answered: Tue, 22 Mar 2011
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