What can be done for venous stasis disease with lymphedema?

Valves malfunction. Venous stasis with lymphedema is due to venous insufficiency which is a result of the valves in the venous system malfunctioning . This can be due to the valves in the deep system, superficial system or connecting system. See a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with a venous reflux exam. Initial treatment consists of support hose, lymphedema massage and compression pumps.

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Is there any connection between venous stasis disease and lymphedema?

Phlebolymphedema. There is such a close connection between veins and lymphatic channels that many feel it is impossible to have venous insufficiency and not have the lymphatics be affected--at least a little--and probably vice versa. It is possible though to have lymphedema with essentially no venous insufficiency. It is also possible to have both, treat the veins, and have no effect on swelling. Read more...
Yes. he two are often related. They can exist at the same time and can each contribute to swelling and skin changes.T. Read more...