Just started yesterday after being sick for 2 days with a virus, I have a fluttering feeling in my throat and when I breathe out I slightly cough. I checked my pulse rate and my pulse pauses about 15 times in one minute and beats about 75 times a minute. Is this normal?
This sounds normal. You might just have a viral upper respiratory infection which can cause coughing and inflammation of the airways. In rare cases, a viral illness can cause inflammation of the lining of the heart (pericarditis). This usually presents with chest pain, worse with inspiration and lying flat, about 3-4 weeks after the viral illness. If these symptoms occur, please tell your doctor. Best of luck.
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