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pathophysiology of thrombophlebitis

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
39 years experience Vascular Surgery
Three main reasons: Thrombophlebitis is venous thrombosis and associated inflammation of the affected vein. Also referred to as DVT or deep vein thrombosis. It is almo ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
DVT: Blood clots can be caused by many different things namely anything that causes your blood not to circulate normally or clot properly setting for long ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Acute and chronic.: Phlebothrombosis is a clot in a vein and thrombophlebitis is a clot in a vein which then becomes inflamed. Phlebothrombosis tends to be chronic while ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
See your physician: I can't tell from your profile picture, but thrombophlebitis is often uncomplicated and can be treated with a course of warm compresses and nsaids suc ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
32 years experience Vascular Surgery
Blood Clot: It's a blood clot in a superficial vein as opposed to a deep vein.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
33 years experience Phlebology
Conservative treat: The good news is that, while annoying, thrombophlebitis is not typically a dangerous problem, it is not the very serious dvt. It is treated by a regim ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Definitions of words: Phlebothromobis =clotting in a vein. Thrombophlebitis = inflammation caused by the clot. So, the simple answer is yes because virtually all phlebothro ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Thrombophlebitis: This term means inflammation of the veins and often results in venous thrombosis which is blood clotting in the veins.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
This refers : To irritation of a vein with associated clot. Usually in the context of a superficial vein which is of less seriousness than a deep venous thrombosis ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Thrombophlebitis: It is a very common and non dangerous condition where a vein under the skin get red, raised, warm, and tender. Within 1-2 wks the redness turns brown ... Read More

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