A 51-year-old female asked about a 50-year-old female:
50 yr old woman had a heart attack 3 days ago now has fever and arm is swollen from the iv. what could be causing a fever? is this normal?
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Cardiology 14 years experience
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Pulmonary Critical Care 48 years experience
Arm swelling: Causes of fever here include arm swelling at IV site. Likely some clotting in vein damaged by iv. Also heart attack can cause low grade fever for a few days.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2015
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