A member asked:

I saw a surgeon for the 7 neck nodes. he ordered 4 biopsy's and ct of neck, chest, abdomen & pelvis and tons of bloodwork. is this a "normal" reaction?

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Dr. James Burns answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Probably...: The surgeon has the benefit of taking your history and examining you and possibly the results of the biopsies which would justify the seeming "extensive" evaluation. I would not doubt this or attempt to second-guess. Be thankful your surgeon appears to be thorough.

Answered 11/6/2013



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