If you develop lymphedema, make sure you see a lymphedema specialist. He or she will review your medical history and identify a cause for your lymphedema. They will then make recommendations to help reduce your lymphedema.
- Compression garments. Compression garments are use prophylactically with lymphedema that has recently started to develop. They require a lymphedema specialist to fit them on the patient. If they are worn at a later date when the body has changed, then new compression garments must be chosen.
- Instruction on performing self-manual lymph drainage
- Education on skin and nail care
- Kinesiology Therapeutic elastic bandages
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