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I'm diagnosed with lipoedema and have been told manual lymphatic drainage will not help- is this true?

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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
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In brief: Possibly

Lipoedema is primarily a disorder of hypertrophied , excess fat in the limbs [ usually the legs } .
Sometimes manual lymph drainage and compression can help. There may be some overlap with a separate medical condition lymphedema. There is no harm in trying.

In brief: Possibly

Lipoedema is primarily a disorder of hypertrophied , excess fat in the limbs [ usually the legs } .
Sometimes manual lymph drainage and compression can help. There may be some overlap with a separate medical condition lymphedema. There is no harm in trying.
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