The following are frequently asked questions, with answers from lymphedema doctors, nurses and therapists, as featured in the ASK THE EXPERT column in CLF’s magazine, Pathways.
Education, Treatment, Protocol and Reimbursement
Fitting compression into your lifestyle
Managing pain and minimizing risks for lymphedema
Minimizing recurring infections special considerations for wound care
Positivity, self-confidence and self-esteem impacts one’s health and self-image
Questions from the 2015 National Lymphedema Conference
Self Bandaging – a tool for taking charge
Self-consciousness and stress what you can do about them
Summer living with lymphedema
Surgical treatments for lymphedema
To pump or not to pump
Where to find help community organizations
Why doesn’t my doctor know about lymphedema?
If you have a question you would like addressed by our medical experts we encourage you to submit your request to [email protected]. Your questions and the answer will be published in a future issue of Pathways.
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