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I had orthopaedic surgery on both my feet on Monday. Since then I've been having hot and cold flashes but with no noticeable temperature.

I had orthopaedic surgery on both my feet on Monday. Since then I've been having hot and cold flashes but with no noticeable temperature.

Could B just-: -some vasomotor instability from the surgery & pain you have as well as pain medication. The safest thing 2 do is 2 contact Ur surgeon and ask him/ her who is more familiar with U & Ur case. ...Read more

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Ankle surgery 12/8 pain not under control, hot and cold flashes along with nausea Pain in calf is unbearable shortness of breath loss of balance

Ankle surgery 12/8 pain not under control, hot and cold flashes along with nausea Pain in calf is unbearable shortness of breath loss of balance

Be seen: Especially since you are having shortness of breath, you need to be seen to make sure you are not having some kind of complication such as a pulmonary embolus for example. Not to say that you are, but that it would be wise to be seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Is hot flashes common after rotar cuff surgery?

Is hot flashes common after rotar cuff surgery?

Unclear: Unclear how long ago you had surgery, did surgeon inject local anesthetic or did you have a nerve block. Hot flashes are very unusual, but can be caused by allergic reaction, fever, hormonal changes unrelated to surgery. Call your surgeon, he is in the best position to help. ...Read more

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I have started shivering or shuddering 24 hours after surgery. I don't think I am running a fever. I'm not hot or cold. What is causing this?

I have started shivering or shuddering 24 hours after surgery. I don't think I am running a fever. I'm not hot or cold. What is causing this?

Need more info: This strongly suggests that you should call and discuss this with the surgeon who performed whatever procedure you have had. Since you are already on antibiotics this clearly needs assessment by physical exam and perhaps labs and imaging studies. Call the doctor now. ...Read more

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I had a TVH done on the 28th of October. Everything was removed except my ovaries. There's been some funny things going on since I've had the surgery. I am now getting hot flashes, my sleep pattern has changed. Most of the time I can't sleep at all and I'

I had a TVH done on the 28th of October. Everything was removed except my ovaries. There's been some funny things going on since I've had the surgery. I am now getting hot flashes, my sleep pattern has changed. Most of the time I can't sleep at all and I'

Hormonal changes: A TVH may at times alter the blood supply to one or both remaining ovaries and cause changes in your hormones (predominantly your estrogens) which can trigger transient or premature ovarian dysfunction or rarely ovarian failure. Be a little patient and use conservative measures to remain comfortable. If your symptoms worsen or concern you, consult a gyn endocrinologist for diagnosis + Rx. ...Read more

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Getting hot and cold flushes 4 days after surgery to remove infection from big to that had 3 breaks and a fracture! What should I do?

Getting hot and cold flushes 4 days after surgery to remove infection from big to that had 3 breaks and a fracture! What should I do?

Infection postop: It sounds as if the infection is still active and may be getting worse. You must go back and see the surgeon and request that if there is any question that they contact an internist or infectious diseases expert for further assessment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had foot surgery in august and I still have my cast on. My foot is very sore to lift. I'm getting hot and cold flushes?

I had foot surgery in august and I still have my cast on. My foot is very sore to lift. I'm getting hot and cold flushes?

Time to cast off.: It would be appropriate to call your surgeon and give him the details. I would think that it is about time to have the cast removed regardless of whatever procedure was performed. ...Read more

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Periods 2 weeks apart for 2 months, heavy bleeding, clots hot flashes and chills? One ovary is larger than my uteris do I need surgery?

Periods 2 weeks apart for 2 months, heavy bleeding, clots hot flashes and chills? One ovary is larger than my uteris do I need surgery?

Evaluation: Only your gynecologist and you can make decision about surgery. If you are not satisfied with your doctor look for 2 nd opinion, but please do not decide on surgery over internet. ...Read more

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At first right leg and foot was burning now only my right foot is that because of my sergery on my spine. I also can not feel hot or cold?

At first right leg and foot was burning now only my right foot is that because of my sergery on my spine. I also can not feel hot or cold?

Can be related: Because all of the nerves that supply the lower leg come from your spine, if you have an issue or surgery to the spinal area you can have pain down in the lower part of your leg or foot.
If the burning pain is moving down into only your foot, it is a good sign that the symptoms are starting to go away. You should talk to your surgeon about this, to make sure they are aware of this. ...Read more

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Can surgery make u more attractive I'm a average looking guy wanna be sexy or hot?

Can surgery make u more attractive I'm a average looking guy wanna be sexy or hot?

Cosmetic surgery: Many cosmetic surgery procedures are available including body contouring and face specific like face lift, rhinoplasty (nose). Ancillary procedures like botox, fillers and lasers may also help improve cosmetic appearance. ...Read more

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I am having surgery in. 4 days but am getting over a cold. Is this going to be a problem?

I am having surgery in. 4 days but am getting over a cold. Is this going to be a problem?

Call surgeon: That is a question for your surgeon or individual doing a pre-operative history and physical to answer.

No one would give you reliable advice on line. ...Read more

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After surgery, are you more prone to having colds?

Unlikely: But need more info. What kind of surgery, how many "colds", and lots of other data. This is impossible to answer since know nothing of your medical history. ...Read more

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Hi I got cold after septoplasty is it common? Safe? Its my 3rd day after surgery what should I do?

Hi I got cold after septoplasty is it common? Safe? Its my 3rd day after surgery what should I do?

Home remedies: You most likely have developed a viral infection post-operatively. The viral infection should have little effect on the final result of the septoplastly. The healing process may take a little longer. Fluids, vitamin c and time are all that is necessary. The surgeon might want to take the pack (splints) a little early. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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I am having an upcoming surgery on friday and have come down with allergies or a cold?

I am having an upcoming surgery on friday and have come down with allergies or a cold?

Tell your doctor: If you have a cold, the surgery will likely be postponed until after you have recovered until this is a life-threatening situation. If it is an allergy, it can likely be treated before you undergo the surgery. Sneezing may make your incision site very painful. Regardless, contact your doctor to find out what should be done. ...Read more

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I am having spine surgery procedure tomorrow; I have a cold; what do I do?

I am having spine surgery procedure tomorrow; I have a cold; what do I do?

Do not have it: Back surgery is mainly optional. You should see your pcp for evaluation & medical clearance. For elective surgery you should in best of health! ...Read more

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Is arthroscopic surgery ok if I have a cold? Shoulder repair

Is arthroscopic surgery ok if I have a cold? Shoulder repair

Yes, if no fever: If you are having arthroscopic shoulder surgery (labral repair, rotator cuff, etc.) electively u can have surgery@our surgery center w/ a cold as long as you don't have a signifigant fever or other symptoms. Check w/your surgeon;some will say to re-schedule even if u are not having a fever...Varies w/docto and sometimes the anesthesiologist. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I got a cold 2 days before surgery and they did it anyway. I am miserable?

I got a cold 2 days before surgery and they did it anyway. I am miserable?

It will pass: You have a cold and you had surgery. You'd probably have been miserable either way. You might as well get it over with all at once! ...Read more

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Dentist said I can't be sick w/i 2wks of surgery. Does that include colds? Having IV conscious session.

Dentist said I can't be sick w/i 2wks of surgery. Does that include colds? Having IV conscious session.

No cold or cough: Before conscious sedation or general anesthesia any upper or lower respiratory infection increases the risk of post operative chest complications. ...Read more

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Can you go in for an operation if you have the common cold? If I have a cold will my surgery be postponed?

Can you go in for an operation if you have the common cold? If I have a cold will my surgery be postponed?

Maybe: It depeds on your overall health and the length or type of surgery that you may be having. If you are having fevers or a lot of coughing, then surgery may be postponed. If there are only symptoms such as irritated throat or nasal congestion, then surgery may be alright. If it is a longer surgery that is planned, you would not likely want to have a lot of coughing after surgery. ...Read more