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Lymph glands swollen after face lift

I had a face lift a month ago, 3 weeks later I my lymph glands next to my neck, both sides started to swollen.  I had my plastic surgery in Guatemala annd I saw the Dr. before I left and he drained two of the glands and got water out.  When I came to the US,  the swollen continued and got 2 more on each side. one is very infected, is red and painfull.
I saw my MD and gave me antibiotics, but it is not helping me.  I am desperate, would this nodes go away and how long does it take.    Is there any treatment for this condition.  please somebody let me know. thank you.
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Swollen, red lymph nodes are typical of an infection.  You need to seek the help of an infectious disease specialist.
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