Patient Comments: Lymphedema - Experience

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Comment from: MINK, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 20

I developed lymphedema after surgery to remove a lump in my right arm. I continue to have issues but the sleeve I was fitted for by a specialist works. It has been 10 years since the surgery, and the swelling and pain still get so bad that I cry.

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Comment from: donna, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: July 26

I had a Medtronic morphine pump removed and was left with lymphedema.

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