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Risk factors for lymphedema

If you have had surgery for removal of lymph nodes in the armpit (in conjunction with mastectomy or lumpectomy), then you may develop some degree of lymphedema. Irradiation of axillary lymph nodes and chemotherapy may increase this risk.


If you have after treatment for breast cancer do not have lymphedema, it m ... Read more »
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Exercise for Lymphedema

Coping with lymphedema can be achieved by appropriate care for a sick hand and following simple guidelines. Unfortunately, the professionals involved in only a problem of lymphedema, no. Treatment of this disease may engage surgeons, oncologists, and physical therapists.


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Massage - manual lymph drainage for lymphedema

Manual lymphatic drainage should be performed by qualified personnel every day for 1 hour. Duration of massage is an average of 20 days. Manual lymph drainage in treatment of lymphedema has a special, even exceptional value.


The purpose of manual lymphatic drainage, above all ... Read more »
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The use of compression bandaging

Compression bandage - a special bandage, which is achieved by means of adequate compression of the soft tissues of the hand, and thus the lymphatic and blood capillaries. This leads to the prevention of lymph stagnation and excess blood flow to the tissues.


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Alternative treatments for lymphedema

Diuretics - medicines that allow the body to withdraw excess fluid in the urine. However, these drugs are not recommended for the treatment of lymphedema.


First, this is due to the fact that diuretics are unable to display a protein that is dissolved in the lymph. By removing a liquid, they leave the p ... Read more »
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Tips to prevent lymphedema

At present, more and more in the surgery of breast cancer used these technologies and techniques that can significantly reduce the risk of lymphedema (eg, removal of lymph nodes instead of the full signal excision of regional lymph nodes). But if you had surgery or a mastectomy, axillary dissection a few years ago, when these ... Read more »

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Hormone therapy for breast cancer

Hormone therapy is fundamentally different from the hormone replacement therapy for menopause in some women. In addition, hormone replacement therapy in breast cancer can be very unsafe. Hormone therapy - this is a very effective treatment for hormone-positive breast tumors. Hormone therapy is sometimes called the anti-estrogenic therapy a ... Read more »

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