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How do I deal with lymphatic drainage due to lymph node removal?

How do I deal with lymphatic drainage due to lymph node removal?

Compression, massage: If you have lymphedema from lymph node removal then your options are to wear a special fitted compression wrap on your arm. Something else that can help is lymphatic massage. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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I have a lymphatic drainage problem - sluggish - and was wondering whether the chi machine or the air pressure lymphatic drainage machine is recommend?

I have a lymphatic drainage problem - sluggish - and was wondering whether the chi machine or the air pressure lymphatic drainage machine is recommend?

Possibly: The chi machine helps with meditation and can help you reach the Alpha wavlength. There are many lymphatic drainage machines available . We have the triactive laser which is fda approved for lymphatic drainage especially in breast cancer patients that have arm swelling. Check with the manufacturer and make sure it is fda approved for that use. ...Read more

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Where the lingual tonsil drainage it's lymphatic blood ?

Where the lingual tonsil drainage it's lymphatic blood ?

Usually lymph: Lingual tonsils are most likely to drain into level 2-3 nodes which would be along the upper and middle so the sternocleidomastoid muscle. Usually the tonsil drains to the nodes on its side but can drain into both sides. ...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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Manual saline drip in arm @elbow. Backflow occured.Started flowing again but there were small clots seperated in saline which went into arm. Ok??

Manual saline drip in arm @elbow.

Backflow occured.Started flowing again but there were small clots seperated in saline which went into arm.

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Clots in IV: 28 M notes IV in arm had back flow and clots that went into vein. Asks: OK? Almost certainly OK unless you have hole in heart and clots go from right heart to left heart and then into to your brain. If they had done that probably would not be writing to us. Always ask your team there first as they know u much better than we do. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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Does armpit abscess drainage needs general Anastasia or local one?!?

Does armpit abscess drainage needs general Anastasia or local  one?!?

Local: These abscesses can be drained in a doctor's office or immediate care with local anesthesia unless they are very extensive. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Advanced pan can. No more chemo, 3 months. Bile duct blocked. drainage tube. Home care nurse. High fever. IV antibiotics. Life expectancy?

Advanced pan can. No more chemo, 3 months. Bile duct blocked. drainage tube. Home care nurse. High fever. IV antibiotics. Life expectancy?

Hard to say: Each patient and each cancer has its own characteristics and it is not possible to predict the life expectancy with accuracy. You may consult this site for general information on the topic. http://www.pancreatic.org/site/c.htJYJ8MPIwE/b.5050503/k.40C9/Pancreatic_Cancer_Facts.htm ...Read more

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Is breast massage beneficial for drainage of stagnant fluid?

Is breast massage beneficial for drainage of stagnant fluid?

See your doc: You need thorough examination so find out why you have fluid accumulation in your breast is it acyst or else? See your fam/doc. ...Read more

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Terminal pan can. No more treatments/ chemo. Sent home with a home care nurse. Biliary drainage tube from tumor blocking bile duct. Life expectancy?

Terminal pan can. No more treatments/ chemo. Sent home with a home care nurse. Biliary drainage tube from tumor blocking bile duct. Life expectancy?

Limited: Make sure that your oncology team has lots of experience with treating pancreatic adenocarcinoma, and that they have access to clinical trials. Across the board, the life expectancy for terminal pancreatic cancer is limited, in the months range. But for appropriate candidates, there are clinical trials that might be worth considering. Best wishes, and try to keep your chin up! ...Read more

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Can a lymph node fna with flow cytometry rule out lymphoma?

Can a lymph node fna with flow cytometry rule out lymphoma?

Not 100%: Many enlarged lymph nodes are not cancerous are instead benign and a result of another disease process. An fna is a good starting test for evaluating lymph nodes that appear to not be associated with other things that go along with lymphoma, but if suspicion is high, a fine needle aspiration (fna) is not enough and an excisional biopsy is preferred. ...Read more

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Do lymph nodes swell with gall bladder disease?

Do lymph nodes swell with gall bladder disease?

Sometimes: This can sometimes occur, but it is not clinically significant unless there is gallbladder cancer. ...Read more

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Which lymph nodes swell with ear infection? And which lymph nodes well with dental, gum problems?

Which lymph nodes swell with ear infection?
And which lymph nodes well with dental, gum problems?

Lymph nodes: React to infection and other issues, as they are the receptacles of drainage from an adjacent problem. Your answer is : likely the same nodes. The cervical (neck) nodes under the lower jaw are responsible for accepting exudates from dental infections/problems and also ear issues. If you have sore / symptomatic nodes see your pcp and/or dentist for eval to figure out the source! ...Read more

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Enlarged lymph nodes under jaw and down neck. Dead tooth with infection. Root canal scheduled in 3 weeks. Should nodes go down with just penicillin?

Enlarged lymph nodes under jaw and down neck. Dead tooth with infection. Root canal scheduled in 3 weeks. Should nodes go down with just penicillin?

Penicillin is good: The infection in your tooth will be controlled with taking penicillin. You can tell if your toothache has gone away. Lymph nodes may take longer time to settle down if they are enlarged due to infection. But there can also be other causes for enlargement of your lymph nodes if they persist beyond 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Can virginal yeast infection & UTI caused swelling lymph node below ear & stiffed neck?

Can virginal yeast infection & UTI caused swelling lymph node below ear & stiffed neck?

No: far from your pelvis, which is drained through pelvic lymph nodes, look for another problem in your neck or head that could be the cause for the stiff neck/ swollen neck lymph nodes, better see your doctor again, good luck ...Read more

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Will antibiotics help with a infected gaged ear and swollen lymph nodes?

Will antibiotics help with a infected gaged ear and swollen lymph nodes?

Potentially yes: If the patient has a bacterial infection (otitis media) specific antimicrobials and decongestants are the standard of care. ...Read more

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8 weeks of abdo/pelvic bloating , inflamed lower back, glands up - arms, neck, groin & sore throat blood not showing signs of infection or cancer MRI ok?

8 weeks of abdo/pelvic bloating , inflamed lower back, glands up - arms, neck, groin & sore throat blood not showing signs of infection or cancer MRI ok?

You need to see doct: A doctor's visit is necessary to help you. You have a lot of medical complaints and i wonder why? So go see your gp and he/she can explain to you what, if anything is wrong. Drinking alcohol so frequently can cause more than half of these problems. So cut that down first and then we can try to help you further. ...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