hello, i had gynocomastia surgery and stomach lipo. i was near ideal bodyweight so not much fat was removed. i'm 3 weeks post surgery and i have these shivers that wrack my body. it will run from my sides up my back and its happens all the time. also i have extreme fatigue. Absolutely zero energy, i struggle to even stay awake during the day even after getting 12 hours sleep the night before. definately never felt like this before, literally falling asleep while still sitting up.
Shivers and Extreme Fatigue 3 Weeks After Surgery- Why?
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Shaking chills after srugery suggests an infectious process going on. I would contact your doctor immediately and follow-up with him. Your symptoms are not common after surgery.
Chills and fatigue
Shivers and Fatigue
Thank you for the question.
Your description of your symptoms is very concerning. I would suggest IMMEDIATE consultation with a physician in person, even if it requires an emergency room visit. You need to rule out an infectious etiology causing the “shivers and fatigue”.
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Shivers and Extreme Fatigue 3 Weeks After Surgery
Thanks for the post. The first thing you need to rule out is infection. Infection can occur between 1-3 weeks after surgery and can be associated with fever and chills, as well as redness, warmth, increased swelling and tenderness at the surgical site. This needs to be evaluated in person by a physician.
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