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Frequent fever after undergoing surgery of aortic valve - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hmm ok
User :   My father has undergone Aortic valve surgery last friday
User :   The valve replaced was tissue valve
Doctor :   ok
User :   he's stable and has been shifted to ward
User :   but every now and then he gets fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   during night times
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   hi age is 59, Location
User :   and also the urine he passed last night was in reg color
User :   So what might be the problem?
Doctor :   does he get chills as well
Doctor :   fever might be due to infection
User :   yes, two days back it had happened
User :   but it's alomost ten days now , surgery was done
Doctor :   ok
User :   even now are there chancves of infection??
Doctor :   is the fever continuous
User :   no only during night times
Doctor :   yes post surgery there might be chance of infection they will cause fever
User :   morning he'll be fresh
Doctor :   ok
User :   his blood test was done for testing for Malaria
User :   but the reports were negative
Doctor :   anytime blood or urine culture was done
Doctor :   ok
User :   then the infection will have happened to which organ of the body , due to which fever is causing?
User :   yes once in three days they do urine routine and urine culture
Doctor :   for that i need to examine to see the source of infection followed by blood test and urine test
Doctor :   to see the type of organism
User :   ok, is there any risk doctor?
Doctor :   it depends on severity of infection
User :   ok
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