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Pathophysiology of thrombophlebitis

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 47 years experience
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
Vascular Surgery 18 years experience
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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
Vascular Surgery 33 years experience
Blood Clot: It's a blood clot in a superficial vein as opposed to a deep vein.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology 34 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
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
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Thrombophlebitis: This term means inflammation of the veins and often results in venous thrombosis which is blood clotting in the veins.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
No cure just rx: Thrombophlebits is a symptom and not a disease. The underlying cause needs to be treated first. However if its severe and theres skin breakdown then a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
Phlebology 34 years experience
Pain, redness, firm: By definition, thrombophlebitis means inflammation and clotting of superficial veins. This is not dvt, or deep vein thrombosis, which is the dangerous... Read More

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