A 32-year-old female asked:
i am having regular mild fever at night after one week of my laproscopic appendix removed . i have sliight pain while urinating too?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Marc Hirsch answered
51 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: You need to have an abdominal exam and possibly imaging to check the site of your surgery as well as your urine tested for infection. Do it soon so your doctor can institute proper treatment if indicated. The sooner the better.
Answered on Jul 19, 2013
Dr. Peter Ihle answered
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Urinary tract infec.: A catheter is used 2 decompress the bladder and may have been taken out b 4 u awakened. This can be a source of the urinary tract infection.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. Irina Kovatch answered
13 years experience General Surgery
UTI vs abscess?: You may have urinary tract infection or an intra-abdominal abscess (especially if your appendix was perforated). If you don't feel better, go to er where they can check your urine, blood, and maybe do some imaging. Otherwise mention it to your surgion during post-op visit.
Answered on Jul 23, 2013
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