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What causes faster heart rate with swollen and tender welts on arms, hands and feet?

HI my name is Martha I have been sick for over a week now and have seen 4 different Dr s. None of them can figure out what s wrong with me. I have a fast heart rate, swollen tender to the touch welts on my arms hands and feet. I have been chillin, feeling hot running a fever that I can t get under control. At the ER they said my ct was and so was my blood work. I ve been having intense headaches. I m desperate for answer my oxygen has been low I m extremely fatigue and have no appetite. Please help me
Fri, 15 Mar 2019
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Hello,

Fast heart rate with swollen wrist joint may be due to reduced cardiac output. So you should consult cardiologist for early diagnosis of your heart issue and have proper treatment.

Do echo cardiogram for better understanding of your heart situation. Also, don't take it easy because its consequences lead to low oxygen and fatigue.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Nirav Nimavat, General & Family Physician
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