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Home remedies for phlebitis

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Please clarify: Please clarify what you mean by phlebitis. In medical terms, it is an inflammation of a vein. It can be superficial or deep. It can be due to a clot ... Read More
Dr. Norman Bein
General Surgery 51 years experience
Yes: Heat, elevation and nsaids are all useful but upper extremity thrombosis is so rare that a medical evaluation tio make sure that there is not an under... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lornell Hansen
Phlebology 27 years experience
Many Options: I assume you are talking about a superficial phlebitis of the legs. The best option is to wear graduated compression stockings, take and anti-inflamma... Read More
Dr. Phillip Hertzman
Phlebology 50 years experience
Antiinflamatory meds: Treatment of a superficial phlebitis involves antiiflamatory medication and warm soaks.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology 54 years experience
Depends on area: Superficial phlebitis is treated with heat, anti-inflammatory agents, and tincture of time. Sometimes when infected, surgical excision is required. ... Read More
Dr. Ted King
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Treating phlebitis: Phlebitis is an inflamed vein. These can usually be treated with anti-inflammatory medicine, compression, and ice and/or heat. The problem is that the... Read More
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Phlebitis: If it is superficial usually local care is adequate unless the clot is close to the deep system Deep system clots are treated with anticoagulation the... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
Yes,: Moist heat should be applied for inflammation of a vein following superficial phlebitis. The redness should start to resolve within 48 to 72 hours. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
Worsening symptoms: if oral meds work you should improve. Further swelling, new or worsening fever and more extensive redness are the signs of trouble. If the oral anti... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
C, bioflav.,herbs: The most important nutrients for vein health are bioflavonoids ; vitamin c. Vitamin e ; zinc are also important. Several herbs like horsechestnut, but... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
General Surgery 25 years experience
Inflamed vein: Typically a self limited inflamation of a vein. Aspirin and heat. If does not resolve in a day or two seek evaluation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Vascular Surgery 34 years experience
Clot: Inside a vein occludes blood flow and then inflammatory process starts leading to pain and swelling leading to phlebitis
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
No: No but depending on cause and location they can recur. The deep vein phlebitis or DVT can become chronic and end up with vein wall damage and swelling... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Please clarify: Please clarify what you mean by phlebitis. In medical terms, it is an inflammation of a vein. It can be superficial or deep. It can be due to a clot ... Read More

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