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Chills After Surgery
Chills may occur at the beginning of an infection and are usually associated with a fever. Chills are caused by rapid muscle contraction and relaxation, and are the body's way of generating heat when it feels that it is cold. Chills often predict the coming of a fever, or an increase in ...Read more
Is it normal to have chills n fever along with dizziness after minor surgery like draining an abcess?
Maybe: Abscesses are skin infections and can cause symptoms such as fevers and chills. Once an abscess is drained, generally the infection rapidly resolves and all symptoms, including fever and chills, dissipate. I would not expect fever to persist longer than 24 hours after abscess drainage. You should be re-evaluated by your physician if persistent fever or any other concerns. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery friday, today I have been dizzy a chills & sweats. I am not running a fever. When should I check my temp.When i m chills & sweats?
Good idea: I hear this from many patients after a variety of abdominal operations under general anesthesia. Seems to be self limiting, and may be due to the anesthesia and stress of surgery or some combination. If your running a fever, or even feel something is "not right", call your surgeon to find out for sure. Could also be a sign of infection. They'll take the call. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I have no fever but experiencing chills with sweating. I am weak and very tired, Back surgery was performed 2 month ago. Don't know if this warrants?
Post appendectomy sepsis I am getting chills and and i feel like vomiting i got my surgery jan 8 can I have sepsis?
Yes.: This does not sound good. It may not be related, but i would suggest talking to your doc asap. ...Read more
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Too old to see?: Age does not determine the necessity for eye surgery but does impact the outcome. Always balance potential benefit of proposed surgery and risks with age being only one of those factors. Frank discussion with doctor and family should help find common ground. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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