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Re: Question for those who’ve had LND (groin)

Forums General Melanoma Community Question for those who’ve had LND (groin) Re: Question for those who’ve had LND (groin)

    Sharyn
    Participant

      Hi Tracy,

      Like the others who have responded, I too have nerve damage to my leg. LND was June 2007. I don't even notice it anymore. I wear a compression stocking every day to reduce the swelling from lymphodema. I also had a lot of trouble with my groin wound, had to be attached to a VAC machine (Vacuum Assisted Closure) for a few weeks, and I had a huge ligature, making it difficult to straighten my leg. But I did physio, and it eventually relaxed after several months — maybe a year. Now I don't feel it or notice it, and I walk perfectly normally.

      Tell Bill to be patient, exercise it when he's ready, and ask his doctor about physio. It will get better, but it takes time.

      Hugs

      Sharyn

      Stage IV

       

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