Practical tips to support people with Genital Oedema

Thursday, February 22, 2024 11:45 - 12:15

Men, women, and children need specific support and practical advice to get acknowledgment and treatment of genital oedema. However, most HCP are not trained to provide this support and rarely build up the experience to feel confident with it. The lack of knowledge leads to embarrassment and fear of saying or doing the wrong thing. This down to earth presentation looks at how HCP can help patients describe their problem, has practical advice that could be useful in reducing the distress this condition causes, and suggests which patients need lymphoedema specialist help or even surgery.

Dr Rhian Noble-Jones, National Lymphoedema Researcher, Lymphoedema Wales Clinical Network