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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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My wife has lymphedema in her arm from breast cancer

My wife has lymphedema in her arm from breast cancer surgery five years ago. Saturday she went for a massage and today she can't move her arm and is in constant pain. also her arm looks like it has sunburn and is very hot when you touch it . She has put on a compression sleeve, didn't help. We tried ice packs, didn't help. Any suggestions on how she can get some relief? Thank you.
Thu, 17 May 2018
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