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My leg near the beginning of lymph edema flare. The leg is about three times its normal size and you can see the fluid running down and off my foot --- lymph fluid being squeezed out of breaks in the over-stretched skin. The blister is also filled with lymph fluid. Before the ER doc deflated it and removed the dead skin, the blister was the size of half of a softball. Many other blisters showed up later, and I lost about 1/2 the skin on the front of my shin and some off the back.

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Taken on March 5, 2010