I have lymphoedema in both legs, but the left one is worse than right. I was given compression knee highs by clinic last year and given advice on skin care etc and was then discharged. Originally I wore the compression socks every single day, but I admit that recently, and clearly foolishly, I have not been wearing them as often as I should. This morning I discovered a small blister on the bottom of discoloured area on left shin and the blister was weeping clear fluid. I have cleaned area well and put a non adhesive iodine dressing on area and then compression sock on top. Is there anything else I should be doing? In the recent warm weather my left foot/ankle area has been swelling quite significantly, particularly after walking. I'm 60 and overweight and no amount of dieting seems to shift it. Thanks for any advice.
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