Re: swollen legs for 11 years!!!! im tired!
My left leg has been extremely swollen for years. I got bit by a spider and the leg got infected with cellulitis. Then of course, i Had to see the doctor about it and they diagnosed it as primary Lymphedema. With simple "manual lymph drainage" massage and wrapping it and wearing compression stockings it is fine (i don't always take care of it and it swells back up!) Take care of it, it's not that bad.. but if you don't take care of it, it can get bad... you are more at risk of infections.... take care of yourself. They had me go to physical therapy and from there i learned how to do it myself. Now just to do it as I'm supposed to is the biggest challenge. And yes, when it first started, it would just do it a little... and go down when my legs were up for a while. Then I let it get out of hand... now my lower leg can get as big as the highest point on my thigh.... and I got some thighs girlfriend!