A 49-year-old member asked:
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my left foot has a imflamated vain?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Phlebitis: See doctor. Superficial phlebitis will resolve with Aspirin and heat. However a deeper phlebitis can lead to serious complications. Your primary can examine you and order a doppler exam to rule out deep thrombophlebitis.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Vein: It should be checked if it stays inflamed since phlebitis can be dangerous.
Answered on Jun 24, 2012
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