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Topic: Request for arm sleeve for flying

Forum: Lymphedema — Risks, tips for prevention, and info about products that can address the symptoms of lymphedema.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2018 04:17PM

Veeder14 wrote:

I brought up my concern to the surgeon today. He said I don't need it and didn't really offer a reason why. I have a seroma in my arm pit (was drained today, but filled up again). I don't want to get lymphadema or increase the size of the seromas if not flat before I fly in early summer. I don't see how wearing one could hurt. I wonder if I should pursue on my own.

Dx 1/2/2018, ILC, Left, <1cm, Stage IB, Grade 1, 0/7 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 1/26/2018 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel
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Feb 11, 2018 02:50PM HollyDollyD wrote:

See my prior response to your other post - or go to lymphedivas.com if you want to explore your own options.

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” ― Maya Angelou

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