Green Bay, WI
A 29-year-old male asked:
Does or can superficial thrombophlebitis cause the skin on the lower leg to feel colder?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Phlebology 47 years experience
Usually warm.: Superficial phlebitis is an inflammatory reaction and, as a result, the skin overlying the area is usually warmer not colder. It would be most unusual for the lower leg to feel colder in the presence of a superficial phlebitis. Look for another reason to explain a cold leg.
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Last updated Sep 17, 2014
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