How do I ... in LymphCare?

Knowing as much as you can about lymphedema and lipedema allows you to play an active part in your treatment. LymphCare provides information about these conditions, their causes, treatments, and so much more! Many people have already registered for LymphCare and are starting to enjoy the benefits of this online community. We have received questions regarding ‘How do I do this…?’ and thought it might be helpful to share these top tips!

How do I register?

  • Click ‘Register as a Patient or Healthcare Professional’
  • Create a username (this will be seen by other users)
  • Enter your email address
  • Review the consent information
  • Click ‘Register’
  • An email with a registration link will be sent to the email address provided
  • Click on the link within the email to complete the registration process

Important! You must click on the link to complete your registration otherwise your registration is not complete. If you cannot find the email, check your ‘junk’ or ‘spam’. If you have any problems registering, please email

How do I communicate with others?

  • Login to LymphCare
  • Click on ‘Connections’ from the dashboard area
  • Click ‘Add Friend’
  • Type three letters of the person’s registered user name (or the name you think they might have chosen). Note: it does not have to be the first three letters, any three consecutive letters will work
  • Click ‘Add to Friends’
  • Look for another friend or click ‘close’ if you have finished adding friends
  • Your friends list will refresh, and you will see your friend listed
  • Your friend will also have been sent an automated email stating that you have added them as a friend

How do I invite others to join LymphCare?

  • Login to LymphCare
  • Click on ‘Connections’ from the dashboard area
  • Click ‘Invite’
  • Type in the email address of the person you want to ask to join LymphCare
  • The email has already been created for you, but you can add your own text if you prefer
  • Click ‘Invite’ and the email will be sent to the email address
  • The invitee just needs to then click on the link to register – it’s that easy!
  • If invitee hasn’t received the email, ask them to check their ‘junk’ or ‘spam’ folder

Top tip!

Make it easier for others to recognize you. Update your profile image by clicking on the ‘avatar’ picture in ‘My Profile’. You can upload your own photograph by selecting ‘browse’. Once you have saved your avatar, your profile image will be updated. You can update your profile with your personal preferences and information at any time.

We hope you enjoy the LymphCare experience.

Your LymphCare Support Team