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Lymphedema confirmed

Journal entry by Megan Pattie — 3/28/2015

Hi Friends & Family,

I am so relieved to have a diagnosis for my REAL PAIN and a plan of action! 529 more words

Cancer

Lymphedema: a Name for 33 year's worth of questions.

This month, I began a journey that I never thought I was prepared for. Upon realizing that I was in my 30’s and having never really addressed why my legs always looked puffy or swollen, I thought I’d go to the doctor. 2,092 more words

Health

helensamia reblogged this on My Lymph Node Transplant and commented:

A great post about Primary Lymphedema and its diagnosis and treatment ..thanks Laura for sharing your experience so others may learn from it ...

Lymphedema and Compression

I am not a person who likes to make absolute statements. I have always believed that what works for one person with lymphedema will not always work with someone else with lymphedema. 304 more words

Lymphedema

The Never Enough Doctor

Two days ago I went to see my physiatrist.  He is the doctor who monitors my lymphedema.  When I first went to see him when I developed lymphedema, I liked him a lot.   1,113 more words

Pressotherapy

Here are Clive’s legs undergoing pressotherapy or mechanical lymph drainage for his Stage 5 Lymphedema.

A pump air-fills chambers in succession, creating a sort of wave motion up the leg. 29 more words

Living In Italy

Research

First Patient Dosed in Secondary Lymphedema Study
Andrew Black
Published Online: Monday, Jul 25, 2016
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Eiger BioPharmceuticals dosed the first patient in the Phase 2 Ultra Study of their drug Ubenimex in patients diagnosed with secondary lymphedema. 283 more words

Living With Lymphoedema

2 Year Cancerversary

It was two years ago that I walked into a breast surgeon’s office to have a lump in my right breast checked out.  I remember telling myself “It’s just a blocked milk duct.   1,158 more words