A 45-year-old member asked:
What are most common problems that can occur in the lymphatic system?
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Cardiology 54 years experience
Edema and inflammati: The lymphatic system drains fatty fluid (lymph) to the venous system.It can be blocked and can cause edema or can get inflamed and cause pain redness and swelling
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Last updated Oct 4, 2015
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