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  • Causes - Understanding the lymphatic system - Symptoms - Stages of Lymphedema

    LYMPHEDEMA

    Lymphedema is a life-long, chronic condition in which excess fluid (lymph) collects in tissues causing edema (swelling). In short, lymphedema is swelling caused by a blockage of the lymphatic system, an absence of lymphatic vessels or a dysfunction of the lymphatic system. While lymphedema can progress from a mild to a severe stage, following the recommended therapy can help control the progression of the condition.