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Fever,shivering and amnesia episode post aortic valve replacement - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello Doctor,
Doctor :   ok
User :   My dad has undergone AVR last friday
User :   i.e on 13th june
Doctor :   ok
User :   and valve is tissue valve
User :   he's fine now and been shifted to special ward from ICU
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   But yesterday all of a sudden he had high fever
Doctor :   ok
User :   and started shivering
User :   is there any complications in him?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it can be due to infection
User :   due to which fever is there
User :   he also for moment stopped recognizing family members
Doctor :   it might be infection
User :   ok
Doctor :   since when he not recognising
User :   yestaerdy only fr a short while
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did the doctor suggest any CT scan
User :   No
Doctor :   at ur father age
Doctor :   when there is fever
Doctor :   it is happens when they have high fever
Doctor :   to be confused
Doctor :   for awhile sometimes
Doctor :   it might be due to infection as i told u
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   Ok thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
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