Category: Body areas


The LymEx app aims to support those with lymphoedema. It was created by someone with lymphoedema to help others with the condition.

It offers self care advice and makes the patient information leaflets from the Lymphoedema Network Northern Ireland freely available via all tablet and mobile devices.


Who is it suitable for?

People over 17 who have lymphoedema. 

How does it work?

The LymEx app includes self care advice on 4 key areas:

  • Skin and nail care.
  • Simple lymph drainage, including the arms, legs and head and neck.
  • Garment use and care.
  • Exercises to encourage good lymph flow in your arms and legs.

Report an issue

You can contact the developer directly to report any issue or if you have any questions about this product.

Please share the details through our contact form for our records.

How do I access it?

The LymEx app is free to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Page last reviewed: 10/01/2020
Next review due: 10/01/2023


The app developer is solely responsible for their app's advertisement, compliance and fitness for purpose. Unless stated otherwise, apps are not supplied by the NHS, and the NHS is not liable for their use.

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