Is it painful to remove lymph nodes in groin?

Is it painful to remove lymph nodes in groin?

Almost 3 weeks have passed since I’ve had the superficial lymph nodes removed in my groin. I had some of my staples removed last Friday and everything looked good. This morning, I felt a lump just above the suture line which is very painful and even hurts when I cough.

When was the last time I had a lymph node removed?

This topic has 10 replies, 3 voices, and was last updated 10 years, 2 months ago by Lisa13. Almost 3 weeks have passed since I’ve had the superficial lymph nodes removed in my groin.

Can a seroma cause pain after LND removal?

Certainly talk to your doctor, but seromas are common after LNDs. Scar tissue can also cause lumps and pain. I wouldn’t jump to any conclusions because there are plenty of benign common ones more likely than a recurrence at this point.

What happens to the lymph fluid after a lnd?

If so, you are still trying to develop new drainage paths for the lymph fluid. It often builds up and creates a fluid pocket before it finally develops a new way to drain. This can happen at any point during the healing process. Certainly talk to your doctor, but seromas are common after LNDs.

Can a lymph node be removed from the groin?

The procedure should only be carried out in centres that specialise in groin lymph node removal for cancer patients, and by surgeons with training and experience in this type of keyhole surgery. NICE may look at this procedure again if more information becomes available. Other comments from NICE

Can a lymphadenectomy remove all of the lymph nodes?

A limited or modified lymphadenectomy removes only some of the lymph nodes in the area around a tumor; a total or radical lymphadenectomy removes all of the lymph nodes in the area.

What is the rate of complications after inguinal lymphadenectomy?

The overall rate of complications following inguinal lymphadenectomy is approximately 15%, and 5–7% following pelvic lymphadenectomy. A technique designed to spare the unnecessary removal of normal lymph nodes is called sentinel node biopsy. When lymph fluid moves out of a region, the sentinel lymph node is the first node it reaches.

What happens to your body after a lymphadenectomy?

The rate of complications following lymphadenectomy depends on the specific lymph nodes being removed. For example, following axillary lymphadenectomy, there is a 10% chance of chronic lymphedema and 20% chance of abnormal skin sensations.