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How long does it take to recover from sentinel lymph node dissection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Varies

It will depend upon the extent of the surgery and the resilience of the individual, but generally it should be quite rapid.
Depending upon the number and location of the nodes removed there may be some residual swelling for some time afterwards.

In brief: Varies

It will depend upon the extent of the surgery and the resilience of the individual, but generally it should be quite rapid.
Depending upon the number and location of the nodes removed there may be some residual swelling for some time afterwards.
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