Here is another reply from an individual who is very knowledgable about
The medical term for lymphatic weeping is lymphorrhea. It can occur when
there is significant lymphatic impairment and significant build up of
interstitial fluid with no place to go. It can also be triggered by excessive
pressures when using a compression pump, another reason to avoid their use.
Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer and Lymphedema Support Group, Naples FL
At 06:34 PM 12/10/98 PST, you wrote:
>My friend called today concerned that her arm swelled and was weeping
>significantly. When she went to the doctor, he told her he had never
>seen an arm with lymphedema weep. He ordered a CT scan and referred her
>for lymphphatic massage. Are any of you familiar with a weeping arm?