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I have had slight swelling in my left arm due to lymphedema. What can I do?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Lymphedema therapy

Manual lymphatic drainage and complete decongestive therapy are the cornerstones of proper lymphedema care.
You should seek the opinion of a vascular specialist that has a special interest in lymphedema management. You can learn a lot of the techniques and can begin self management at home once you have been properly treated.

In brief: Lymphedema therapy

Manual lymphatic drainage and complete decongestive therapy are the cornerstones of proper lymphedema care.
You should seek the opinion of a vascular specialist that has a special interest in lymphedema management. You can learn a lot of the techniques and can begin self management at home once you have been properly treated.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Shane Parmer
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Compression

Lymphedema can be frustrating as it requires constant attention, especially if severe.
With regular use of compression sleeves and massage it should be controlled resonably well.

In brief: Compression

Lymphedema can be frustrating as it requires constant attention, especially if severe.
With regular use of compression sleeves and massage it should be controlled resonably well.
Dr. Shane Parmer
Dr. Shane Parmer
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Compression , enzyme

Compression garment can reduce lymphedema and oral enzymes such as bromelain, serrapetase can be helpful of the area is not sclerotic.

In brief: Compression , enzyme

Compression garment can reduce lymphedema and oral enzymes such as bromelain, serrapetase can be helpful of the area is not sclerotic.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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