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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What causes fluid retention around the groin after removal of lumps?

I am calling because had a lump in groin area I am a female. It was a lump with lymph gland. Doctor did not do a biopsy first but did surgery and lump taken out an and a cluster of lymph glands removed. Came back was not cancer but plaged with fluid from those lymph glands draining into leg abdomen this happens every 2 months and painful because pushing on nerves effecting life and job and family and so painful with a nerve pain when that fluid gathers. Don't know what to do??
Mon, 5 Feb 2018
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello Dear,

Warm welcome to Healthcare Magic

I have evaluated your query thoroughly.

* This is post operative fluid collection either infection or reactionary
* Regular dressing care , antibiotics according to the fluid culture will cure the condition .

Hope this clears your doubt .
Wishing you fine recovery.
Welcome for any further assistance .
Take Care.
Dr. Bhagyesh ( MS , FMAS - consultant surgeon )
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