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

Posted on: Aug 30, 2018 10:35AM

Zillsnot4me wrote:

anyone tried the Jobst Relax nighttime garment? Looks a lot more comfortable than the oven mitt.

http://www.jobst-usa.com/product/jobst-relax-upper...

I'm tired of the heat and humidity, if being bandaged and unable to do much.

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Aug 31, 2018 06:46AM Binney4 wrote:

Hi, Zillsnot,

Thanks for the link--interesting! I haven't tried it, but found this review of the leg garment that gives an idea of the wearability of it:

https://thelymphielife.com/2017/03/31/product-revi...

Available from Bandages Plus (and probably other on-line suppliers), but the cost is around $590, and it's custom so has to be measured by your therapist or regular LE fitter.

Still, looks promising!
Binney


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