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Fever After Surgery
Are fevers after surgeries normal ? My loved one has had two surgeries in the past week and have had high fevers off and on ? Is that normal
Not normal: But there are lots of possible causes sorted out by knowing type of surgery and anaesthesia, and the findings on exam, blood and cultures, xrays and what the patient complains of. Hope things improve. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Way too many reasons for fever after thoracic surgery. ? What was the surgery for? Atalectasis -(incomplete re-expansion of the lungs air-sacs) infection -many possibilities (pneumonia, blood, urine, incision, etc) those would be the first thoughts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you do if a patient gets a fever after bladder surgery/ kidney stone removal my mother in law had some tumors removed from her bladder and a kidney stone blasted and now has 103 temperature. What is the best thing to do?
It depends: Fever is a result of inflammation. Infection is only one of many causes of inflammation. Cardiac surgery alone can cause inflammation and fever, but various infections can result from surgery as well. Fever recently after heart surgery should be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more
Recurrent low fever after TLIF surgery Doctors not sure what it could be. Was on antibiotics while in hospital now on over-the-counter fever @ 100.5?
Exam: Call your private physician and monitor your tempersture. Finish all prescribed antibiotics. ...Read more
Is lightheaded, faint feeling, fever normal a week after surgery? It was a bunionectomy with osteotemy, dislocated sesamoid repair.
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