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Signs and Symptoms of Lymphedema

The most common sign and symptom of lymphedema is swelling of the affected body area, such as the arm or the leg, that increases as the day progresses.

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Besides swelling, there are other typical signs and symptoms of lymphedema. If you are at risk of developing lymphedema, you should pay attention to any signs or symptoms of lymphedema. Early communication with your healthcare professional (HCP) is important as it allows early treatment.

Signs and symptoms of lymphedema are:

Lymphedema symptoms can change over time. Without treatment, the swelling can become permanent. The affected part of the body starts to feel hard and solid, and the swelling does not improve overnight.

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