Learn more about lymphedema treatments offered at Intermountain.
Lymphedema is abnormal swelling in an area on one side of your body, usually an arm or a leg. It is caused by a problem with your lymphatic system.
Symptoms of lymphedema include:
Lymphedema can develop as a result of surgery, radiation, infection, or trauma. The most common causes of lymphedema include:
Treatments for lymphedema include:
A skin infection or wound can make lymphedema worse. Follow these tips to protect your skin:
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