Posts Tagged: lymph nodes

Lymphedema is a common side effect of many cancer treatments and is often the result of damage or the removal of your lymph nodes. Surgery and/or radiation treatment can damage your lymphatic system, leaving you at risk for lymphedema. How do the lymph nodes work? You often hear about your lymph nodes when talking to…

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Lymphedema affects tissue health, how your body fights an infection, and how it heals a wound. Because of this, it’s important to keep lymphedema in check and to treat any wound you may get carefully and promptly. What is lymphedema? Some people are born with a faulty lymphatic system, and may thus develop lymphedema (primary…

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