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A 20-year-old male asked:

Is it normal to experience chills and sweating several days after a routine laparoscopic appendectomy? otherwise i have no pain or fever.

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
Yes but: Yes it is normal to have chills and sweating after this kind of surgery. It is the way the body absorbed and metabolized residual infection. But if keep persisting that is not normal . Ask your surgeon.

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Last updated Jan 16, 2021

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