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What does it mean if a high fever after thoracic surgery?
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In brief: When?
Early lung dysfunction atelectasis or wound problem later: pneumonia, delayed wound issue urinary tract infection there is a longer list but this is the common.

In brief: When?
Early lung dysfunction atelectasis or wound problem later: pneumonia, delayed wound issue urinary tract infection there is a longer list but this is the common.
Dr. Creighton Wright
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: See doc
Especially if soon after surgery.
Could be wound infection, lung infection, bowel infection etc.

In brief: See doc
Especially if soon after surgery.
Could be wound infection, lung infection, bowel infection etc.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Could mean anything
Call your doctor who did the surgery.

In brief: Could mean anything
Call your doctor who did the surgery.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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