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To do so will result in lymphodema for which there is no cure.
Lymphedema is most commonly caused by the removal of or damage to your lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results from a blockage in your lymphatic system, which is part of your immune system. The blockage prevents lymph fluid from draining well, and the fluid buildup leads to swelling.
There's no cure for lymphedema. But it can be managed with early diagnosis and diligent care of your affected limb.
I personally wear a medical alert bracelet ON MY RIGHT ARM that says..
RT ARM NO BP NO NEEDLES,
On many occasions I have had to ALERT Medical personnel to refrain from handling my right arm because either they forget or don't know the harm they could cause!!
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