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Does anyone know if toning tables are effective for lymphoedema

I have chronic bi-lateral lymphoedema and at the moment, is currently being untr...

Is it ok to have pain killing injection in knee as a primary lymphoedema sufferer?

I was told a few years ago not to have injections in legs because of cellulitus....

Does anyone have lymphoedema of the breast?

If you do, how exactly does it look in your particular case?

Support Pop Socks - should they hurt?

Hi, I have had secondary le for coming up on 12 months, finally got to le clinic...

Blisters?

Hello everyone, I'm wondering if anyone can help me, I have loads of blisters on...

i have .lower limb .secondary lymphoedema for 3years and wonder if ics possible 2 get lymph glands drained from gp ?

.im finding walking extremely diifficult atm. thanks despite wearing class 2...

What does my GP need to put on a prescription for additional stockings?

Does anyone know what the GP needs to put on a prescription for ordering another...

MLD

Do you have to pay privately for MLD and does anyone know of any therapists in t...

VELCRO STOCKINGS

I was told by a specialist that there are now velcro stockings, the nurse at my ...

Time for a WORLD LYMPHODEMA DAY!

What do you say? I was just browsing through my Twitter Feeds and saw this . . ...

Does anyone suffer from ulcers in their legs?

I have been diagnosed and treated for Lymphodema for 15 years and use compressio...

Had MLD yesterday in my arm. Swelling mostly in forearm, but today sleeve feels really tight and uncomfortable at the top.

I can't understand why it feels like this today. The MLD appeared to be working ...

General weight gain

As well as having a hewge leg, I have gained a lot of weight very quickly (havin...

carpal tunnel syndrome in lymph arm has anyone else got this and did you risk the operation please?

Stockings fitted or velcro

I had a problem with my made to mesure stocking. Champane shaped legs (not pocke...

I Finally Got my Stockings.

I finally got my stockings fitted yesterday and despite Jane my lyphoedema nurse...

Why are so many lymphoedema therapists located in a hospice?

It's bad enough suffering with the effects of lymphoedema but to have to go to a...

Anybody had micro surgery that connects veins to the lymphatic system?

Does anybody have experience of, or can tell me where I can get more information...

does the NHS have such a thing as a Lymphoedema practitioner? my local area health authority obviously havnt heard of it if they do!!

one of the problems i have is my GP has prescribed made to measure compression S...

Massagers

Hi has anyone ever bought or used a massager electric or otherwise to massage an...

My wife had nodes removed under her arm in 1988 and only now has problems with swelling - how has the got rid of l fluid all these years

Any opinions on developing laser treatment for Lymphodema

why do i get lump like spots in red patches on both my legs which i have lymphedema

Another Newbie

I haveI have had a problem with my legs for the last 30 months with diagnosis th...

My Legs are getting bigger and bigger and i have an appointment with the lymphedema specialist in July ,

Has anyone heard of Unna boots for swollen legs with skin problems?

Anybody else find their GP didn't know what to do?

I have just been to my GP following up from the letter from my Lymph clinic. The...

Is it possible to find a compression sleeve for the arm that dosen't cut off your circulation. Has happened to me twice.

Trying to keep working if I can

I have just kept my bandaging on for 10 days while I was away yes I went away

to France and sailed a motor boat around the canals. To my delight I managed br...

Wheatgrass

Hi me again. Has anyone tried wheatgrass? It's meant to help? Or any other suppl...

As Deet based insect repellents seem to melt/damage a lot of surfaces, does it damage compression stockings?