A male asked:
i have been diagnosed with superficial thrombophlebitis. given baby aspirin as a script. should i be concerned long term?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marvin Ott answered
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Superficial: thrombophlebitis is a self-limited condition. Unlike its more sinister cousin, deep venous thrombosis (DVT), it is not dangerous. It is generally treated with warm compresses, NSAIDS like aspirin, and rest, and goes away in a few days to a couple of weeks. Hope this helps!
Answered on May 20, 2018
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