What is Lymphedema wraps?

Category: Equipment

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See also: Compression Stockings/Socks

A lymphedema wrap is a compressed bandage applied to the legs in order to stop swelling caused by water retention caused by compromise of the lymph system.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
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Moderate
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Mild
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None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Lymphedema wraps

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Lymphedema wraps

Dosage Patients
2 other daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Lymphedema wraps

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped using Lymphedema wraps

Duration

Currently using Lymphedema wraps

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped using Lymphedema wraps

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
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1 patient evaluation for Lymphedema wraps

Jul 26, 2010 (Started Jul 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for swollen joints)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I use flight socks for my swollen ankles. It works great and stops the tightness of the top of normal socks digging in and lowering circulation. Down side, you can't really wear them with a skirt lol!

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