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After having lymph node removed in groin area, having heavy drainage. How to stop it?

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After having a lymph node removed in the groin area, heavy drainage has been happening for four weeks. What can be done to stop this.
Posted Tue, 1 Oct 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Lymph leakage should stop in few moths.

Detailed Answer:

Thank you for the query.

If the fluid which is getting from the wound is lymph, nothing should be done. You need to be patient as this should slowly decrease and stop in few months. And not much can be done. If it wont stop, another surgery might be necessary to identify and obstruct secreting area.
It the fluid is a pus, swab tests should be done to identify bacteria and proper antibiotic prescribed. In both conditions, your wound should be regularly checked by a surgeon to avoid fluid collection inside the wound.

Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions.
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