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Lymph Node Biopsy
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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Lymph Node Biopsy Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Complications are rare, but no procedure is completely free of risk. If you are planning to have a lymph node biopsy, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Nerve damage (including numbness at the biopsy site)

Call Your Doctor

After arriving home, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Signs of infection, including fever and chills
  • Redness, swelling, increasing pain, excessive bleeding, or any discharge from the incision site
  • New or worsening symptoms

In case of an emergency, CALL 911.

 
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