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After Thyroidectomy Swollen
Need a post op visit: Ask your doctor to check this during your post surgical check up. You can review your history of taking antibiotics prior to the surgery and weather you had a culture done before surgery or during surgery. It may take a while to resolve since you have had the enlarged lymph node a long time. Aso tell the doctor if it is still tender or if that has resolved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Incomplete info: What were you operated for? What was the procedure? Did you have an endotracheal tube? You may have whatever you had the surgery for or it may be as simple as bacterial throat infection. It would be prudent to consult your doctor as it is nor feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more
Yes, can be: Lymph nodes can be enlarged due to infection or other reasons. If it is due to infection, they will decrease in size although it may take 4 to 6 weeks. If they enlarge any further and get to a size of 2 cm or larger, they may be caused by some other causes than an infection. Then a node biopsy may be indicated to find out the cause. ...Read more
I had surgery a week ago to remove a swollen lymph node. Post surgery there's still draining puss near the last stitch. Normal?
Swollen Lymph Nodes: If the swollen lymph nodes are due to a local bacterial infection and the bacterium is sensitive to the antibiotic, you should see noticeable results in 24-48 hours. The nodes should be less painful and start shrinking in size. If nothing happens at all in that time period, the antibiotic may not be the right agent and your doctor should review the Culture and Sensitivity report and pick another. ...Read more
It can: The risk of nerve injury with surgery should be about 1%. If it happens, 50% can recover. The recurrent laryngeal nerve controls the voice and damage can cause severe hoarseness and weak voice. Superior laryngeal nerve damage can cause loss of pitch. The overwhelming majority of people have no problem, some have mild weakness that returns, and very few have permanent damage. Chances are good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful glands in neck after strep infection for two months after ultrasound appearance nonmalignant swollen throat night sweats wake me several times?
Lymphadenitis: The bacteria causing strep throat can travel from the tonsils/throat into the lymph nodes. These nodes capture the infection, preventing it from getting it into the blood stream. Lymph note enlargement, swelling and tenderness can persist indefinitely after the infection has cleared up. But, if the infection is still present, you may need another course of antibiotics. ...Read more
After thyrodectomy i had left rln injury, with hoarseness of voice, it is gone after 4 months. Now I have sob, any suggestion ?
Axilla lymph node swollen during infection. shrunk but did not return to normal size after infection. Often Feel numbness in my arm now after 1 year?
Expected: ERCP although might not look like much, it is still invasive and most of the time, it includes making a cut on the inside of your intestine. In addition, whatever caused you to get the procedure may still be lingering before you get better. Give it at least 6 weeks and see how you feel then ...Read more
Had total thyroidectomy 4 weeks ago. Rai treatment 2 days ago. Woke up this morning with pain at my incision site. Is this normal? No pain before
Spleen 2cm swollen. Normal blood work. Had mono 8 months ago.
Glands a swollen on neck but have sore throat.
Spleen enlargement: after mono usually resolves after several months, but recurrent viral infections can cause delayed return to normal size. An ultra sound can give a better measure of the true size in contrast to palpation below the rib margin. Other conditions can cause enlarged spleen as well, so further blood work may be indicated if splenomegaly persists. ...Read more
I had surgery last january to remove an enlarged lymph node, after the surgery the node biopsy was castlemans disease. I am still having night sweats.
Castleman's disease: Is what is known as a lymphoproliferative disease and not a cancer per se but can act like a lymphoma one of the symptoms of which is night sweats. It can later be associated with lymphoma and most often treated with chemotherapy. It is not a common disease. But I am sure your doctor will be going over all of this and more with you. Best of luck. ...Read more
Still healing: Six weeks after surgery, your body is still healing. While your pain should be decreasing since surgery, it is common to still have pains, especially muscle spasms, at the surgery site. If you are worried, talk to your surgeon. There may be some treatments or medications that can help diminish your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to treat hyperthyroid after bilateral parathyroidectomy. Three weeks ago i had a bilateral parathyroidectomy & no surgical complications. 5 days after surgery i started experiencing rapid pulse rate, sweating, and loss of appetite which continued to w
While : While it is possible that the hyperthyroidism is unrelated to your recent surgery and just happened to start now, it is more likely that you are suffering from a traumatic thyroiditis, inflamation of the thyroid caused by trauma during the surgery. If that is the case the Methimazole won't do any good, as the gland is not overactive, it is just leaking hormone that is normally stored there. In that case the problem should resolve on its own over a few weeks. If the symptoms are a problem, perhaps an increase in the beta blocker dose will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had open inguial hernia surgery 4 years ago and lumb appeared 2months after near incesion surgon told it knot left after surgery painful&moving ?
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