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Can you tell me if lymphedema makes you gain weight?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Slightly

lymphedema is a condition where obstruction to venous outflow in an extremity usually post surgery can cause retrograde welling from fluid accumulation in the extremity that fails to drain properly.
Seen most often post axillary or groin surgery with and without radiation. Minimal wt gain

In brief: Slightly

lymphedema is a condition where obstruction to venous outflow in an extremity usually post surgery can cause retrograde welling from fluid accumulation in the extremity that fails to drain properly.
Seen most often post axillary or groin surgery with and without radiation. Minimal wt gain
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