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My daughter has a 102 fever that wont go down after 1 1/2 of her Ibuprophen dose.  Her heart rate is at around 120 beats per min.  Is this something I should be more worried about?
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Fever will raise the heart rate of anyone, child or adult.  Normal heart rate ranges vary according to the age of the child.  You do not provide the age of your child in your comment, so I cannot reply accurately to your question. However, a heart rate of 120 beats per minute sounds like a sinus tachycardia related to fever.  It is most likely normal if your child is under 10 years old.   If your child's fevers persist, or there are other concerns, please check with your primary doctor.
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