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Sentinel Node Biopsy

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Did you have a sentinel node biopsy? Tells about your experience. Submit Your Comment

Comment from: db0716, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: January 05

This article is not representative of my experience, or that of anyone I have spoken to. You will not feel close to normal in a few days after sentinel node biopsy. You will be lucky to recover in several months. I had a serious infection 4 weeks after. Now it is two months post-surgery, and I still have minor pain and some tingling due to nerve damage. My surgeon tells me that is not unusual. I think you are setting unreal expectations for future patients.

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