When your child has undergone splenectomy or if he/ she is functionally asplenic, you will need to seek prompt medical attention if your child has a fever, especially if associated with shivering or shaking and feels dizzy or faint.
You should inform your doctor that your child has undergone splenectomy or if he/ she is functionally asplenic.
Most infections can be avoided through these measures:
Antibiotic Prophylaxis (prevention)
The information above on Asplenia is also available for download in pdf format.
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