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How long tace fever side effect last. It's been 10 days my father is still feverish. Is this normal to have fever such long time after tace for hcc ?

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Dr. Steven Lengle
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: I some what agree

A fever up to 101 degrees f is expected for a period of 14 days after tace due to the necrosis (death) of the tumor. If there are other symptoms at this time, ie shaking chills, altered level of consciousness or low blood pressure, call your referring doctor or better still both the reffering and interventionalist performing the procedure.
Or after two weeks, .

In brief: I some what agree

A fever up to 101 degrees f is expected for a period of 14 days after tace due to the necrosis (death) of the tumor. If there are other symptoms at this time, ie shaking chills, altered level of consciousness or low blood pressure, call your referring doctor or better still both the reffering and interventionalist performing the procedure.
Or after two weeks, .
Dr. Steven Lengle
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
It is a little too long. Check with your doctor.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Internal Medicine - Oncology

In brief: It can take 10-14 da

Fever up to 2 weeks is not uncommon.

In brief: It can take 10-14 da

Fever up to 2 weeks is not uncommon.
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