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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


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


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


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


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


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