Love Me Some IHC

Today I went to my doctor to have bloodwork done.  The same doctor I have gone to for years.  The same doctor who prescribed me lasik for my Lymphedema back in 2007.  I showed him my current state and he said, "They have created a Lymphedema Clinic.  I am going to send you there."

Jaw hits the floor.

"Do you see a lot of Lymphedema now?"

Doctor: "Yes, it is becoming more frequent."

So yay!  There is now a clinic, covered by insurance, that specializes in Lymphedema!

The sad part - it was created specifically for secondary Lymphedema, which usually occurs in Cancer patients.  Which means that what I have - primary Lymphedema - has gotten attention because the Cancer rate has increased so much.

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