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Sore Feet Picking Lymphedema
Consult your doctor: He or she will be able to give you best advice. Elevating the leg is usually helpful but ask your doctor. ...Read more
I was born with lymphedema in just my right foot. My sister and i both had surgery. Will that be permanent in getting rid of my lymphedema?
Got tattoo on ankle years before developing mild lymphedema in that same foot/ankle. Would removing that tattoo help or harm the lymphedema?
My legs and feet have been swollen for over a year. I have just been told that I have lymphedema. The only thing about that is that I have a terrible shooting pain. What should I do?
Most commonly: Cause by removal of or damage if lymph node by cancer. Do you have cancer or cancer treatment? Symptoms are tightness and aching/discomfort, decrease range of motion, hardening of the skin, infections. Cancer, infections like parasites, surgery and congenital causes. Terrible pain not common but in theory peripheral neuropathy and compartment syndrome a possibility. See your physician asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My infant has lymphedema in her feet and the bottom of her foot is bright red. Should i call the doctor?
Yes: This very unusual.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sprained ankle on the leg that has lymphedema, it's been a year and still not healed. Right side of foot bothers me when i walk. Will it ever heal?
Ankle Sprain Healing: Statistically, 10% of all ankle sprains have some residual problem after one year. This can be muscle weakness, ligament instability, missed bone injuries, stiffness, etc. Most of these problems are minor, but not if you are getting some disability. Have it checked out by a podiatrist or orthopedist. Hopefully, the cure is quite simple. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer