A 21-year-old male asked:
had a mole removed on my neck that was suspicious of a possible melanoma. the doctor said it most likely wasn't though.. biopsy results are next week. neck lymph node is bean size and tender. is it connected/cancer spreading or could it be nothing?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Louis Gallia answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Either: If lymph node not present before biopsy, likey "reactive" lymph node from procedure. Show the node to MD when you return.
Answered on Jul 19, 2015
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