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Posted April 29, 2011 by Liz N
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    Sue Kenyon How do you know the amount of compression you need, I've just had a PT tell me I need to up my compression to 30-40 and use a flat stocking. I was in 20-30 Median sheer and comfort thigh high stockings. I just had a lymph node transfer and a bypass if tha...  more
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    • Sue Kenyon
      Susan Fondy I don't know if there is any research on that. I was just told by one that I need to lower my compression from 30-40 to 20-30. For donning the garment, they make slippies for arms. I suspect there is something similar for legs. The arm slippie is desi...  more
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    Maryjane Mazzarella I have had lymphedema for so long that the skin on my legs looks and feels like alligator skin.  Is there any skin cream I can use that will soften it or at least make the of the lumps and redness go down? 
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  • Sue Kenyon
    Sue Kenyon Can you recommend a therapist for my area? Kalamazoo, Michigan 
    I have been to several different PT's and each time I switch they tell me that I was in the wrong compression garment. And there is also a great disagreement on MLD. Thanks
    • August 12
    • Sue Kenyon
      Lymphedema Community Staff You can find a qualified therapist in your area here:

      http://www.nortonschool.com/therapistreferrals.html
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      Susan Fondy Is there a way of searching without having to give out your email address?
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    • Sue Kenyon
      Lymphedema Community Staff The search results are emailed to you so an email address is necessary.
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