Side effects and symptoms

Lymphoedema

If you're living with lymphoedema we have information and support for you.

Living with lymphoedema

Living with lymphoedema

Living with lymphoedema

Irene and Betty talk about what it's like to live with lymphoedema and compression garments (sleeves).

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Irene and Betty talk about what it's like to live with lymphoedema and compression garments (sleeves).

About our cancer information videos

What is lymphoedema?

Lymphoedema is a chronic condition that causes swelling when the lymphatic system is not able to drain fluid properly.

Skin care for lymphoedema

If you have lymphoedema, good skin care is essential. Looking after your skin is an important way of preventing infection.

Lymphatic drainage

Lymphatic drainage is a form of specialised massage that stimulates the lymphatic system. It helps drain fluid away.