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Had knee replacement surgery, have fever, blood test negative. Is fever due to pain?

my aunt has had a knee replacement surgery over 2 weeks ago. she has been having fever to the tune of about 100- 102 and this gets to normal within a day or 2. then again the fever sets in. We have had the blood tests done as we initally suspected malria or dengue . However the tests were clear for both. There is no taste in her mouth nor has she has the feeling to eat anything. PLease advice
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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pain will not cause fever. Rule out any infection first. Ta ke blood culture UsG of knee and consult ur surgeon and a physician. Rule out urinary tract infection and all infectious diseases first.
Answered: Sun, 11 Aug 2013
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