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Superficial thrombophlebitis in children

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
Surgery - Vascular 35 years experience
Blood Clot: It's a blood clot in a superficial vein as opposed to a deep vein.
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Dr. Richard Sanders
General Surgery 69 years experience
Blood clot in leg: Superficial thrombophlebitis is a blood clot is a vein lying just under the skin where it can be seen and felt. It most often officers in the sapheno... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Inflammation: The superficial veins are the ones near the surface and which you can see in a thin individual. Local injury, blood draws, intravenous fluids / meds ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
Peripheral Vascular Sugery 38 years experience
Surface vein clot: Superficial thrombophlebitis is a blood clot in a superficial vein, just below the surface of the skin. It is most common in the leg in a preexisting ... Read More
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 44 years experience
Svt: This is a blood clot in a superficial vein It usually only requires local care,warm or cold compresses aspirin The risk is if the clot is close to the... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
Surgery - Vascular 35 years experience
Sometimes reaccures: Common causes of superficial thrombophlebitis include trauma, sedentary lifestyle, long periods of sitting like travel, varicose veins, obesity, may b... Read More
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Dr. Steven Oweida
General Surgery 40 years experience
Varicose veins: Usually associated with pre existing varicose veins of the leg. Generally benign but can recur.
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 44 years experience
Svt: could be related to venous insufficiency with varicoose veins oral contraceptives? recent airplane travel?
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Possibly: Clotting disorders increase a persons risk of developing clots; although these usually develop in the deep veins they may also develop in the veins of... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 31 years experience
No good evidence: I am not aware of any good study that has shown compression stockings preventing superficial thrombophlebitis. Doctors recommend compression stockings... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Swelling: Swelling is one of the symptoms of superficial phlebitis. The area is often very tender to touch, warm and red. It is best to have the acute inflammat... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 22 years experience
Superficial: thrombophlebitis is a self-limited condition. Unlike its more sinister cousin, deep venous thrombosis (DVT), it is not dangerous. It is generally trea... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
See vein specialist.: Temporal veins can develop superficial phlebitis but this is rare. Most commonly temporal veins can increase and decrease in size as normal variation... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Probably you mean sclerosing lymphangitis. It's harmless, but can take several weeks to clear up. Topical heparin is not likely to help. The Wikipedia... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 43 years experience
Support socks...: And hosiery can help. Consult with your doctor about why you may have had the problem in the first place. You may need to be put on a blood thinner,... Read More
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