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A 19-year-old male asked:

How does the function of the lymphatic system get different duirng the good health and bad health?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
Pathology 21 years experience
Lymphatics: It is difficult to answer such a broad question. Good health and bad health are completely relative. For instance, a person may be moribund (on death's door) and still have a normally functioning lymphatic system. Alternatively, a patient may have lymphedema as a complication of a surgery and otherwise be very healthy with a long life expectancy.
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Great answer! I agree 100%
Dec 2, 2012

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United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 19-year-old male asked:

How does the lymphatic function during good health and bad health differ?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Broad question: Impossible to answer this in this venue. Lymphatics are a part of our immune system and extremely complex in both macroscopic and microscopic composition. The terms good and bad health are too vague. If you refine your question perhaps could give a better response.
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