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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
None: They don't exist as a singular specialty but handled by many specialties such as vascular vein dermatology etc.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatics: Internists are a good place to start with disease of the lymphatic system. Hematologists are internists with a bit more training on the blood/lymphati ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Specifically?: Is there a specific question?
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Alternative: Lymphotonic, 2 capsules 3 times a ?Day. Wheat germ grass 1oz/week. Radish juice. 5veges, 5fruits, 5 berries lot of water.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Many: lymphedema afect the venous circulation and that will make thing more complicated because it will make edema worst the edema will compromise the skin ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatic system: Yes.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Filter of sorts: The fluid that bathes the tissues of the body gets collected by the lymphatic system like a drain (it eventually goes back into the blood circulation) ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No, not lymphatic: The liver is part of the digestive system. It makes bile, which flows through the bile duct into the small intestine to help digest fats. The liver al ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can you clarify?: Are you referring to autoimmune types of connective tissue diseases, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis? These conditions are caused by inflamm ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Many: Diseases related to the lymphatic system include lymphadenopathy (enlarged lymph nodes for various reasons), lymphoma, lymphatic filariasis, and lymph ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Interrupted flow: Several things can interrupt, constrict or obstruct the flow of lymph through the lymphatics Local surgery or radiation, tumors, parasitic infiltra ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
May or may not: Some autoimmune disease can lymph node enlargement. The lymphatic system has within it many of the immune reactive cells like lymphocytes and m ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Drainage: Lymphatics are necessary for drainage of tissue fluid and are an essential part of the Immune system. It's a way for germs and debris that get carrie ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatic: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymphatic_system
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
In Harmony: Short answer is Yes.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No.: One person in four has a simple kidney cyst. Ignore it. I wish all the questions here were this easy! thanks for writing.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct an ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Usually mechanical: The commonest reasons for interruption of lymphatic flow are surgical, like lymph node removal for breast cancer. When the lymph nodes are cut out of ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatics: They are all interconnected, read this as a long discussion here is too long for the space. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/lymphatic_system.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
There are a number: Inflammation of the CNS causing damage should normally not occur. Unfortunately, for reasons that are not clear, this can and does happen, an in many ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Skeletal system: The cells within your blood are produced in the bone marrow within your bones. This includes red cells (RBCs), white cells (WBCs) and platelets. You ... Read More

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