Fever Accompanied By Palpitations?
, These two days my chest is pounding and I have a fever, why?
Hello Agnesia, Thank you for the question.
Do you experience palpitations only when you have a fever? Fever is a condition when body temperature reaches above 38 degrees Celsius. Someone who has a fever will experience an increased metabolism including heart rate that beats faster. This condition is a normal thing that happens as the body's response to an increase in body temperature. Fever is the body's response to infection with both viral, bacterial and parasitic infections. These symptoms are usually accompanied by other symptoms such as coughing, runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat, headache, muscle and joint pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea / constipation, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, fatigue. Some diseases that have symptoms of fever are flu, sinusitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, gastroenteritis, dengue fever, urinary tract infections, and others.
You can do the following suggestions:
keep your food and drink intake multiply rest, avoid excessive physical activity use thin clothing monitor your body temperature regularly with a thermometer of paracetamol consumption if fever appears If this complaint has been going on for several days and does not improve, you should consult with your doctor further. In addition to asking about your complaints, your doctor also needs to do an examination on you. The doctor may perform other tests such as blood tests, X-rays, urine tests, etc. Treatment will be given by the doctor after knowing the medical condition that causes this complaint.
Hopefully this information is useful.