Many of my patients want to know the risks of surgery. There are many that can be mentioned such as infection, recurrence, pain or even a fever. Here are some of the more common causes of fever as noted in a recent article in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Assocation.
Time Courses for Postoperative Fevers
Systemic inflammatory response syndrome.
Urinary tract infection
Wound infection, blood cot, gout
Fever due to medication
Here is a link to the abstract: http://www.japmaonline.org/cgi/content/abstract/100/4/281
To your health,