A 56-year-old member asked:
any treatment for superficial thrombophlebitis?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Landi answered
46 years experience Phlebology
Local care.: Superficial phlebitis is a clot in a superficial vein. It is treated by local care with heat and nsaids. If the superficial thrombophlebitis is in the vicinity of a deep vein such as the saphenous vein near the groin, the treatment may require more than nsaids and heat. You should see a vein specialist for evaluation and recommendations for treatment.
Answered on Aug 16, 2017
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