I Have a Frustrating Leg Condition Called Lymphedema

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    Have been suffering with lymphedema

    for about 2 years and am having trouble getting any help to improve my condition. Does anyone have any suggestions?
    jenbo12 jenbo12
    31-35, F
    Aug 10, 2015

    Why Me

    i am 16 yrs old and in january i found out that ia have lymphaderma of the leg. it seems to have happemed now because of a serious wound that i got om my thigh during a self defence course. it took a few months to find out what ia have and if it wassn't because of my parents...
    kasuto kasuto
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 15, 2009

    Went Un Diagnosed For 2 Years

    I have stage two lymph edema that went un diagnosed for 2 years. My doctor would not listen to me until the protein began to extrude from my skin and my legs weighed about 50 lbs each. By that time, it could not be reversed. I have it in both legs, and use a compression pump...
    KristinaPN KristinaPN
    66-70, F
    Sep 15, 2013

    Right Leg Lymphedema

    Hello, I'm a cancer survivor. I've had Lymphedema in my right leg for a number of years. When it first started happening, I had no idea what it was or why it was happening. After having surgery in the early 90s for cervical cancer and the removal of some nodes in my groin, I also...
    MerryGreenleaf MerryGreenleaf
    61-65, F
    Jun 10, 2012
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