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Swelling, tenderness, pain over fine needle aspiration area for cervical lymph node. Prescribed augmentin and paracetamol. Is it serious?

I had a fine needle aspiration yesterday on my cervical lymph node , today the whole area is swollen and tender and very painful, I feel feverish. My doctor had already prescribed for me augmentin 1gram and paracetamol in case I need, I just need to know if there is any immediate danger or I can wait till tomorrow to see my doctor again as he is off duty now
Asked On : Sat, 21 Apr 2012
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Thanks for the query.

You might have developed bacterial infection.

Treatment is with antibiotics and antibiotic has been started for you.

Dont worry soon you will recover.

If it persists, Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Sat, 9 Nov 2013
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