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    • DECEMBER 7, 2017
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    What is lymphedema?

    What is lymphedema?

    What is lymphedema? Lymphedema occurs when protein-rich fluid (i.e. edema) accumulate in tissues due to damage of the lymphatic network of ducts that run parallel to veins and arteries.  Damage to lymphatic network can occur from surgeries such as lymph node dissections or from radiation therapy.  The body continues to product lymphatic fluid, but damage

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    • DECEMBER 12, 2017
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    Ways to reduce risk of lymphedema

    Ways to reduce risk of lymphedema

    What can you do to help reduce your risk of developing lymphedema? Avoid having blood drawn from the affected limb. Avoid having blood pressure cuff used on the affected limb Identify early signs of lymphedema.  If you feel increase sensation of fullness, heaviness of the limb, achy feeling of the limb, or sensation of clothes

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    • JUNE 11, 2020
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    Watch our promotional video for Varian EDGE at Long Beach Memorial

    Announcing the newest state-of-the-art linear accelerator in Southern California. Varian EDGE will allow us to perform radiosurgery at Long Beach Memorial. Please contact us for more information.

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    • DECEMBER 26, 2017
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    Treatment options for lymphedema

    Treatment options for lymphedema

    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

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