Any connection to lymphedema?

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Any connection to lymphedema?

Postby gary1955 » Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:54 pm

It's been a while since I've posted here. Hope everyone is doing well. I have a question that maybe someone can answer.

I have 3rd stage bi-lateral lymphedema of the lower limbs. I also suffer from morbid obesity being some 200 pounds overweight. I noticed some time ago that my abdomen area from the waist down is large and very hard from just below my chest to my navel area especially when I sit back. It's almost solid as a rock. In the past before getting LE, I was large in that area but more flabby.

I am curious if my LE has some role in this hardening of that area now? Has anyone ever heard of this? Thx Gary
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Re: Any connection to lymphedema?

Postby ma1290 » Thu Apr 09, 2009 6:43 pm

Could it be that your lymphedema has spread to your abdomen?
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