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Had gallbladder removed on sunday. came home tuesday and tonight i'm running fever 99.6?

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Dr. Peggy Ching
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Deep breathe & cough: Most common for low grade temperature a few days after surgery is atelectasis. You need to take frequent deep inhalations and cough to open the lungs up. The second common cause of low grade temp is dehydration. Make sure you drink plenty of fluids throughout the day. Both these measures ensure a smoother post op recovery.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2017

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