Average cost of lymph node biopsy with out insurance? Is an excisional biopsy in neck done under local anesthesia?
UCR. Usual, customary, and reasonable fees may vary. The usual and customary fee is defined as the charge for health care that is consistent with the average rate or charge for identical or similar services in a certain geographical area. In your area, van nuys, range is $1000- $1300.
Is a popliteal lymph node biopsy performed under local or general anaesthesia? Is it a straight cut or an s cut?
Not usual. Call the doctor that asked you to follow up after the biopsy or if there is suture to be checked taken out or care for a possible infection. If not tender, you may have reactions to other factors such as latex, beta iodine or others you ingested unrelated to the biopsy. Do not worry,some people do have febrile reaction, even with minor pricks or bites. But do check your biopsy pathology,obviously. Read more...
I have a decent size scar on my neck from a lymph node biopsy, how can I get rid of the scar of reduce the redness?
Ask your surgeon. Fresh scars are red which gets better after few days; if stays red and painful it maybe infected. Read more...