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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This is complex and needs special attention now. Vascular and possible gyn surgical eval and imaging!
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No other name: However, lymph nodes (the correct name) are sometimes called lymph "glands" (they're not glands, so it's a misnomer).
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Gold
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection Defense: The lymph system is the part of the immune system comprising a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph unid ... Read More
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A 56-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
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A 49-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 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lymphatics: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/lymphatic_system.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
35 years experience Family Medicine
Immune system: Poor diet can lead to low white cell counts and poor immune response.
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
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Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Leak Patrol: The blood vessels leak approximately 1-3% of the fluid traveling through them. The lymph system picks up that extra fluid and (with the help of the s ... Read More
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