Diagnosing and assessing lymphoedema

Doctors and lymphoedema specialist can diagnose and assess the risk of lymphoedema.

Diagnosing lymphoedema

Your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional can refer for you to see a lymphoedema specialist. 

Assessing lymphoedema

Your lymphoedema specialist will do a full assessment of your swelling. They will work out a treatment plan specifically for you.

Last reviewed: 
27 Apr 2023
Next review due: 
27 Apr 2026