Does anyone have any idea why you would have upper extremity swelling and it’s not Lymphedema. Arms, hands, face swell for no reason.
I woke up with one side of my face swelling. I went and had a lymphatic drainage massage....
Plateau duration for improvement
Hi all, As everyone knows here my mom had a burrito hole drainage for her subacute subdural Haemotoma in February. She is recovering good....
Eating After Surgeries and long term hospital sty
For 4 months I was I and out of hospital, mostly in hospital. I had drainage due to surgeries and on very strong antibiotics....
Pleural Effusion / PleurX Drain
Mom had the Gamma knife May 3rd, quickly tapered off steroids to have Infusion May 6th, then ended up in ER on the 9th. She has a fever and l...
MHRA Response re Liothyronine Patient Information
From the SmPC for Mercury Pharma Liothyronine, I quote: Method of Administration: Oral • For doses lower than 20 micrograms, the tablet shoul...
Request - Re quest
Re Quest - request Hi questers, after missing out last week I have just completed my quest for this week with a slow run over unfamiliar terr...
The occasional tipple? The effects of alcohol.
We are told that drinking alcohol is not good for lymphoedema. I enjoy the occasional glass of wine but not sure if it is having any effect o...
I know that my lymphoedema is mild but being trussed up in stockings & shorts everyday that kill my stomach isn't pleasant....
Hi all, Last Friday I had my tummy drain and they took 4 litres of fluid, I’m just wondering if my tummy should still be painful, I still fee...
Hi, I posted previously about being pregnant. Just to say that our baby girl arrived a few weeks back, all fine and healthy, she's doing real...
Illness for two months, low white blood count just at 1.
I've been unwell for two months now, I've been to the hospital about 4 times, they Say I've been surffing from a viral infection, bit surely ...
In Focus: Complementary Therapies – Touch therapies
Hello All This week, as part of the February In Focus series looking at complementary therapies, here is some information about touch therapi...
Effects of Massage.
I’m starting my 4th year now with PMR, am currently on 10mg of pred....
Please help interpret results!
Hi I had a lymphoscintigraphy in June 2017 due to swelling in my ankles and legs - bilaterally. I am under St Georges Lymphedema Clinic as th...
Pain from Ligated Shunt
I have had six shunts fitted since 1976 . In March 2014 rather than proceed with a 7th brain shunt my neurosurgeon recommended that I opt for...
Illness for nearly 3 months.
I've developed symptoms of a chronic sinus infection, I've got constant pressure in my head, front and back. the doctor said I've also got a ...
Has anyone else had a hole when stitches popped early? (Day 12 Pic)
I posted earlier about one of my stitches popping. It happened on sunday and i went to the ER to get it checked out and was told that it happ...
acute angle glaucoma anyone had laser treatment where they out a small hole in the iris for drainage...
Update on Footwear for Primary Lymphoedema in legs and ankles
Hi Just thought I should add the advice of my wonderful Lymphoedema nurse re footwear. Every summer, prior to diagnosis, I would stop wearing...
Allergy or Respiratory
For months now I have had drainage, unable to get a deep breath at times. It does not happen at night just after waking and during the day....
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