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Lymph Node Surgery and Removal

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i woke up with a very sore neck i thought it was just going to be stiff neck then it ended up a few days later with a knot on the right side of my neck i went to the doctor did an ultrasound and it was my limpnotes swollen they put me on an antibiotic and it still isnt gone the doctor said when i go for a check up they will decided whether i need surgery or not my question is
What kind of surgery would that be?

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replied February 22nd, 2006
Gland Disorders Answer A406
The surgery will be very simple. The surgeon will most likely only remove the swollen lymph node under the skin. The removed node then will be analyzed by a pathologist. The result from those analyses will determine the next therapeutic steps.
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