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Risk Factors for lymphedema
Who is at risk for lymphedema?
What are the risk factors for lymphedema? Is there an answer to how to prevent lymphedema? Anyone who has one or more of the following factors can acquire lymphedema:
Radiation treatments, especially ones that are focused in areas that might contain “clusters” of lymph nodes
If you are a person with any of these risk factors, you will want to learn the warning signs of lymphedema.
It is critical for proper management to achieve an early diagnosis and to establish a treatment program to prevent serious the complications of lymphedema.
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