By Mayo Clinic staff
Lymphedema can't be cured. Treatment focuses on minimizing the swelling and controlling the pain. Lymphedema treatments include:
In cases of severe lymphedema, your doctor may consider surgery to remove excess tissue in your arm or leg. While this reduces severe swelling, surgery can't cure lymphedema.
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