A 32-year-old female asked:
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had gallbladder removed on monday, and am now getting cold one minute, hot the next(chills) so to speak. what could be causing this?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Jordan Rush
12 years experience Gastroenterology
Chills: Are you having any abdominal pain? Fever and chills post op can be caused by several things it certainly infection is a possibility.
Answered on Sep 25, 2016
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Check ur Temp: Fever could be causing this, and needs ruled out with a thermometer. Either way, then contact your surgeon for plan of action.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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