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Lymphatic system specialists?

Lymphatic system specialists?

None: They don't exist as a singular specialty but handled by many specialties such as vascular vein dermatology etc. ...Read more

Lymphatic (Definition)

Arteries and veins carry blood around the body. Fluid leaks out and bathes the tissues and is returned to the heart by a system of vessels termed the lymphatic system. Without it fluid would accumulate in tissues ...Read more


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Help please? How is the lymphatic system affected by hodgkin's lymphoma ?

Help please? How is the lymphatic system affected by hodgkin's lymphoma ?

See below...: Hodgkin lymphoma is a form of cancer that affects the lymph nodes. It usually occurs in a single lymph node or small group of lymph nodes in a particular location (armpit, neck, thorax, etc.). It may remain localized for a long time or extend to nearby organs or travel (metastasize) along the lymphatic system to other lymph nodes. ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system work with the circulatory system?

400 characters : We get 400 characters to answer questions. This requires maybe two years of med school... Maybe try Wikipedia? ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

How does the lymphatic system work together with the circulatory system to fight infection?

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

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What organ system (besides the lymphatic system) does lymphedema affect?

What organ system (besides the lymphatic system) does lymphedema affect?

Many: lymphedema afect the venous circulation and that will make thing more complicated because it will make edema worst the edema will compromise the skin perfusion that will cause changes in the skin,amd discoloration and could cause ulcers that is difficult to heal the amount of the edema could reach a level that could compromise the arterial perfusion and could cause ischemia ...Read more

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How can the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

How can  the lymphatic system facilitate immune response?

Filter of sorts: The fluid that bathes the tissues of the body gets collected by the lymphatic system like a drain (it eventually goes back into the blood circulation). Bugs, inflammatory chemicals, and/or immune cells will also enter the lymph from the tissues and go to lymph nodes, which are like strategically placed checkpoints. The nodes contain immune cells that become activated and help fight the infection. ...Read more

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I paid 49 dollars this morning for question-does stage4 cirrhosis cause portal lymph nodes to swell in main portal vein and pancreas and splenic hilum?

I paid 49 dollars this morning for question-does stage4 cirrhosis cause portal lymph nodes to swell in main portal vein and pancreas and splenic hilum?

Portal hypertension: and swelling is a result of impaired venous return due to cirrhosis. Lymph node swelling could be due to concurrent conditions that can effect lymph nodes. Virus? Cancer? ...Read more

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Is lymphatic drainage beneficial to my health?

Is lymphatic drainage beneficial to my health?

Lymphatic drainage: If you are healthy, then - no. If you have any disease in mind you want to ask, then let us know. ...Read more

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How to cleanse the lymphatic system?

How to cleanse the lymphatic system?

Alternative: Lymphotonic, 2 capsules 3 times a ?Day. Wheat germ grass 1oz/week. Radish juice. 5veges, 5fruits, 5 berries lot of water. ...Read more

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How does hematology relate to the cardiovascular system?

How does hematology relate to the cardiovascular system?

Blood: Hematology is the study of the blood and its components, as well as the lymph system. Blood is the contents of the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Does liver come in lymphatic system?

Does liver come in lymphatic system?

No, not lymphatic: The liver is part of the digestive system. It makes bile, which flows through the bile duct into the small intestine to help digest fats. The liver also does many other important functions, and is necessary for life (one cannot survive without a liver). ...Read more

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How does the lymphatic system promote disease resistance?

Drainage: Lymphatics are necessary for drainage of tissue fluid and are an essential part of the Immune system. It's a way for germs and debris that get carried by the lymphatic fluid to come in contact with and get processed by the immune system along the way in lymph nodes. ...Read more

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How to interpret nerve conduction study report?

How to interpret nerve conduction study report?

Very Hard: I would suggest if you can't figure it out, you speak with the doctor that either ordered it or the doctor that performed it. Ask them to speak in lay terms with you. Otherwise unless you have prior medical background it will be another language for sure. ...Read more

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How does your lymphatic system work?

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

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How can examination of enlarged lymph node aid in diagnosing certain diseases?

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Clinical exam: Clinical exam remains a very important thing in medicine.Examination of the lymph node will give us useful information in regard to the location, the size, the texture, mobility etc. And those characteristics are useful to narrow down the differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

How does the endocrine system work with the digestive system?

Physiology: This cannot be answered in this short a space. All the organ systems in the body interact, most commonly with feedback mechanisms. Get a physiology textbook and begin reading. It may take you some time, particularly if you are not a biology student. ...Read more

Lymphatic System (Definition)

The lymphatic system is a network of thin wallet vessels parallel to veins and serve to collect material or debris produce in response ...Read more