Hi all new here. I developed right leg swelling 1 month post radiotherapy following hysterectomy for endometrial cancer & bilateral pelvic lymph node dissection. Started wearing class 2 stocking with success, then a couple of months later noticed groin & pubic swelling so my therapist recommended 'bike shorts' totally yuk, then not long after that my left leg began to get tight esp in the calf so now stocking on the left leg as well!!! This whole experience has been horrendous I've become depressed & on medication & find coping with it all really difficult. Back in March I had the ICG test which revealed that the lymph drainage in my legs is pretty much normal all the issues are in my pelvic area. I've just received custom made shorts to provide compression to the groin area which may mean less wearing of the stockings so I was told but it's made absolutely no difference in my groin swelling & im totally devastated. I know that my lymphoedema is mild but being trussed up in stockings & shorts everyday that kill my stomach isn't pleasant. At the moment I can't conceive spending the rest of my life in this stuff! Sorry for the long rant but is there anyone else who has similar pelvic issues or suggestions on coping with all of this.
Groin swelling: Hi all new here. I developed right leg... - LSN
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