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Renal cell carcinoma, had kidney, tail of pancreas and spleen removed, feeling conjestion and fever. Cancer?

My husband has renal cell carcinoma - had right kidney removed in Dec. 2005 (had metastasized into vena cava - also removed portion) , renal cell in the pancreas in 2009 - had tail of pancreas & spleen removed; then renal cell in parotid gland in May 2011. Clear scans in March 2012. He has conjestion and fever 103.3 this evening - but has dropped to 100 with Medicines. Could this be cancer related? Do we need to go to ER ... Or wait for doctor appointment tomorrow?
Asked On : Sat, 9 Jun 2012
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM,thank you for your query.
You can wait, since in most cases this is just respiratory infe3ction. of course, you should be more caotious since he is cancer patient,but nothing can happen in short time and very rarely this can indicated complications due to cancer.
Wish you good health. Regards
Answered: Mon, 23 Dec 2013
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