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should you have chills and body aches the day after having a colonoscopy

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Most likely: it is due to anesthetic medications used not feel pain , effect of medications will wear off few hrs to a day or so , don't worry you will be fine.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
It increases therisk: Any time you are sedated or put to sleep, there is some risk of complications. This risk increases further if you have any infection in your body befo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: You should review this with your gastroenterologist, but to be honest, it's possible this is unrelated to the colonoscopy and is related to a totally ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on DX: Chills and body aches can be caused by a few things, fever form infection being a common one. Depending on the cause of your chills and body aches wi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: You might have anything ranging from a viral syndrome to full blown sepsis. Get yourself checked urgently.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Massasge: and flu-like symptoms. When you get a massage, the sludge of the lymphatic fluid is circulated through your body. That needs to be eliminated throug ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Fever: Please go to the emergency room right now!
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Viral illness?: May be possible. See the general information below re fevers: http://www.patienteducationcenter.org/articles/fever/ Would advise check with a doctor ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Sounds like flu especially if there is fever. One should see their dr if they are not feeling stronger within a few days after the onset of such an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Skin infection?: Please see a doctor. You might have developed skin infection or what is called cellulitis.
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