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Are You Tired? Swollen? Is it Lymphedema? Find Out More on the next live Call the Doctor on WVIA
(2013-04-09)
(wvia) - Our experts answer viewers' questions about Lymphedema on the next live Call the Doctor on Tuesday, April 23 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.

Lymphedema is a condition that results from impaired flow or a blockage of the lymphatic system, an important part of your immune and circulatory systems that is crucial to keeping your body healthy. Symptoms include swelling in one or more extremities.

Joining Moderator George Thomas on our panel are John Guerriero, D.O., vascular surgeon from Berwick Hospital Center, part of Commonwealth Health, Mahajan, Ashish Y. M.D., Plastic Surgery and Cosmetics at Geisinger Health System, and Diane Jason, OTR/L (LANA certified), occupational therapist, certified Lymphedema therapist at Allied Services.

Viewers may call in questions during the live show at 1-800-326-9842 or submit their questions online at http://www.wvia.org/live-show-comments.

After its live presentation this program will be made available online at http://on-demand.wvia.org/program/call-doctor/.

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