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Is lymphangitis painful?

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Dr. David Wishnew
41 years experience in Wound care
Lymphangiitis: Quite often, lymphangiitis is painful. If the underlying cause is infectious in nature, then pain, swelling, redness become part of the process.
Answered on Feb 29, 2012

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