Have you ever experienced lymphoedema? We'd love to hear about your experience, as sharing your story helps others who may be going through the same or similar
What is Lymphoedema?
It's a swelling, known as oedema, that happens when lymph fluid bulds up in tissues beneath the skin. It generally comes about when someone's lymphatic system isn't working as it should in that area of the body, such as an arm or leg, though it can appear elsewhere as well.
There are two types...
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*March is Lymphoedema Awareness Month and today, March 6th, is World Lymphoedema Awareness Day
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