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is lymph node biopsy in neck usually done under local or general anesthesia? how long until i recover and go back to normal activities?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Local anesthesia: Even for the excisional biopsy is a standard of care. In case of the anxiety conscious sedation can be administrated. You will be able to return to normal activity the next day.
Answered on Dec 24, 2013

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