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Is she on the antibiotics?
Following can be the possibility;
1) a drug reaction; any medicine can cause allergy or adverse reaction which can include cold sweats/chills, abdominal pain and rash (affect various body systems). This would be more likely. A delayed hypersensitivity reactions to the antibiotics or other medications are known.
2) other possibility is an onset of new illness; this would need a physical exam and investigations like abdominal ultrasound, complete blood count and complete metabolic panel.
Please feel free for your follow up questions.
1. What about a delayed and/or prolonged reaction to anesthesia?
2. If it is in fact delayed reaction from abx, would this type of symptomology require immediate assistance? She is not SOB, but during the bouts of chills and abd pain, she (very stioc, by the way..) is rendered immobilized in supine...
As we discussed, the delayed reaction by the medications include the anesthesia medications too.
The severity of the symptoms will dictate the need of immediate assistance. If the symptoms are mild a routine appointment with your doctor can be taken. Moderate to severe symptoms (including the pain) will require urgent attention by a doctor at an urgent care clinic or at ER.
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