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What should be the normal resting heart rate of a person?

I usually have a resting heart rate of about 73 but have a cold starting and my tonsils are very sore and swollen and I often get tonsilitis. Tonight my heart rate is between 95-100. I do also suffer from bad anxiety! Is my heart rate high because I m not well or is it more likely just my anxiety playing up?
Fri, 30 Aug 2019
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Hi,

Your anxiety is playing a big role in your heart rate condition. Hence, calm down and by the way if you have fever, it will also increase your heart rate.

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

Take care.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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