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How do I know that my lymph nodes are swollen after surgery?

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Dr. Steve Martinez
Breast Surgery

In brief: Location

Some lymph node areas are easier to examine due to their location (neck, underarm, groin) and in these places swollen lymph nodes can be detected by feeling a lump.
Other lymph node areas in our body are deep and can't be felt, but ultrasound or ct scans can be used to check them if needed.

In brief: Location

Some lymph node areas are easier to examine due to their location (neck, underarm, groin) and in these places swollen lymph nodes can be detected by feeling a lump.
Other lymph node areas in our body are deep and can't be felt, but ultrasound or ct scans can be used to check them if needed.
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