When should I call my healthcare provider if I’ve had a splenectomy?
Call your healthcare provider or surgeon if you experience:
- Ongoing fever over 101 °F (38.5 °C).
- Swelling in your abdomen.
- Pus/drainage from your incisions.
- Redness around your incision that is worsening or getting larger.
- Cough or shortness of breath.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Pain not relieved with medication.