What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema also known as lymphatic obstruction, is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system.

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i am 57 yrs. old with ms. with a morphine pain pump in stomach to control my pain. every since i put the pump in about 5yurs ago i've had lower...

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You may be suffering from dependent edema with superficial thrombophlebitis or DVT. You have to keep your legs on elevated position , use...

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hi, I am morbidly obese and I have lymphedema as well. I have boils, bumps or whatever they are on my inner leg, inner thigh area where the...

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Brief Answer:
These maybe due to obstruction of lymphatics

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this is pic of my stomach area.I have uncontrolled lymdema.What are these things on my skin?What is going to happen?Is it part of...

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Its lymph collecting in spaces

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Thanks for choosing HealthcareMagic for your queryAs lymphedema gets into the...

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