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Lymphatic System Specialist
Hi, do internists specialize in the lymphatic system - swollen/painful/hard nodes - if not which specialist does? Thanks.
What to do if I have a lymphatic system clinical case study that I can't figure out, help is much appreciated!!?
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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 skeletal muscles as they flex and relax) slowly returns it to the heart where it rejoins the rest of the fluid. ...Read more
Aerobic exercises: Aerobic exercises are of repetitive movements that occur over a period of time. Common aerobic exercises are walking, running, and biking. By using various muscle groups, a person pumps blood and lymphatic fluid throughout his body, which ultimately maximizes his body's health from good fluid flow. ...Read more
Several things can interrupt, constrict or obstruct the flow of lymph through the lymphatics Local surgery or radiation, tumors, parasitic infiltration are some. If you are asking about peripheral edema like swelling of an extremity then cardiovascular conditions can too.
Lymphocytes are immune system cells that inhabit lymph nodes which requires a different response if that's what you meant ...Read more
They are all interconnected, read this as a long discussion here is too long for the space.
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/lymphatic_system. ...Read more
http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Lymphatic_system
Blood stream: The blood stream carries blood, the lympatics carry lymph. ...Read more
Yes you can: Get lymphotonic capsules and take 2 three times a day, sometimes rife machines do that too. ...Read more
There are several: Malignant lymphomas (hodgkin's and non-) arise from lymphocytes, the dominant cell in the lymphatic system. The lymphatics themselves can be plugged by tumor in the lungs, and this is a common mechanism of death in cancer patients, or they can become malignant themselves, as in an arm with lymphedema after an old-time mastectomy. ...Read more
Would a blockage of the lymphatic system show up on a test, if so, what is the best option. Can you also see lymphatic fluid flow on any tests?
Lymph flow: There is a minimally invasive method that injects dye into the lymph system of interest to see how it flows. Does by radiologist usually. ...Read more
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 unidirectionally toward the heart. Lymphoid tissue is found in many organs, particularly the lymph nodes, and in the lymphoid follicles associated with the digestive system such as the tonsils. It is part of your body's infection fighting system. ...Read more
Lymph nodes: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues. Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. The lymph reaches the lymph nodes where infection and cancer cells are seperated and processed by the body. ...Read more
Tissue swelling: Latin lympha "water goddess" - lymph is essentially recycled blood plasma. The lymphatic system returns the interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct and then to the bloodstream, where it is recirculated back to the tissues. Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection and ulcer. Yes I am certified in lymphatic therapy. We use fda approved lymphedema laser therapy for lymph drainage. ...Read more