Lymphatic fluid

Lymphatic fluid

The clear fluid found outside the cells which bathes the tissues. It is collected, filtered, and transported by the lymphatic system from around the tissues to the blood circulatory system. Fluid that collects as a result of lymphedema.
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Patient discussion about Lymphatic fluid

Q. tender protuding lymph node lump rt. arm pit aprox. 1/2" dia. any concerns or recommend treatment necessary?

A. lymph nodes can flare up any time you get infected in the armpit and all the area that it drains. i had it several times and it went away in the same manner that it came. i think that sometimes it caused because of a blockade done by deodorant. so i try to use this Chinese salt stone that doesn't contain aluminum.

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It is characterized by swelling due to abnormal transport of lymphatic fluid and thickening or hardening of the skin in affected areas.
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lymphatic rosary), were also significant as poor movement of lymphatic fluid around the body may contribute to generalised fluid retention (Miller 2008).
As a result, lymphatic fluid may accumulate in the skin, producing swelling that can be uncomfortable or, in some cases, debilitating.
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