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  • What Is Lymphedema And How Is It Treated?

    If you have excessive swelling, also called edema, in your arms and legs, you might be dealing with a condition called lymphedema. There are a few different things that lead to the condition, with one of the biggest leading causes being removal of your lymph nodes. Since your lymph nodes are responsible for filtering out fluid and trapping bacteria and viruses, going without them could mean having excess fluid that leads to lymphedema. [Read More]