Size 8 woman has debilitating condition which makes her legs size 20

A mum-of-six has been left housebound after a debilitating condition caused her legs to rapidly grow in size.

Claire Oldfield, 37, always had ‘chunky’ legs as a child and was diagnosed with lipoedema at the age of 14.

However, after giving birth to her eldest daughter aged 21, her legs started to balloon and she now wears size eight clothing on her top half, and a size 20 on her bottom.

Claire, from Huddersfield, told Metro.co.uk she also struggles to turn in bed due to...
source: Metro

2019-11-19 18:23
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