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Thrombophlebitis: itis means inflammation. Thrombo means clot. Thrombophlebitis is inflammation of a vein. There is superficial vein thrombophlebitis and deep vein thrombophlebitis. Deep vein thrombosis can be inflamed if acute and this is called deep vein thrombophlebitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes - proven: There is much medical research documenting the effectiveness of compression stockings in preventing thrombophlebitis. This includes prevention of deep & superficial thrombophlebitis, (ie DVT & SVT). Compression therapy is also a therapy for SVT & is used in the hospital for DVT prophylaxis. Especially useful if varicose veins or venous reflux as it helps improve vein flow & prevent SVT in varices ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly : Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in one or more of the internal veins. Most often in the legs, less often in the arms. If a blood clot breaks loose and flows through the heart and into the lungs it can be fatal. Dvt is a common complication of many medical illnesses. If you are ill you should ask your doctor about this as there are effective prevention approaches. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Many options: Depending on location, severity, & other medical conditios, the recommendations will vary. Commonly blood thinner medication is delivered orally, intravenous, or subcutaneous. Examples are coumadin, (warfarin) Xarelto, Lovenox, and heparin. When blood thinners fail or can't be given (bleeding risks) then an IVC filter if often used. Catheter thrombolysis good option for ileofemoral DVT. See vascular surgeon ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain and swelling: The most common symptom of DVT is pain and the most common physical finding is swelling. However, not everyone has these. If you have unexplained swelling with or without calf or thigh pain then a venous ultrasound would be indicated to look for a dvt. Sometimes even a ct scan or mrv is necessary. The bottom line is, if DVT is considered, then proper testing is required. ...Read more
A blood clot: A DVT is a blood clot ( thrombus) which has formed in the deep vein of usually the leg. It may involve the lower, upper or entire leg. Less frequently it involves the upper extremity. The other kind of clotting is superficial phlebitis which occurs in the veins just under the skin. If either is suspected one should seek immediate medical attention. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Blood clot...: A deep vein thrombosis, or dvt, is a blood clot in a deep vein (rather than a superficial one). These usually occur in the lower extremities. The concern is that these blood clots can migrate through the bloodstream and end up in the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism, which can be life-threatening. The treatment for a DVT is usually blood thinners. ...Read more
It could: There are certain circumstances in which it could. The most common would be if the deep vein thrombosis (DVT) were to break off, travel through the heart to the lungs and lodge, causing a pulmonary embolism. If the pulmonary embolism is large enough, this puts a lot of strain on the right side of the heart, and heart damage can ensue. ...Read more
Many factors: Patients with a hereditary condition, called venous insufficiency have a valvular condition that allows blood to pool while standing or sitting, decreased return to heart when not lying down. Can lead to inflammation due to decreased blood flow through the vein, damage to vein and blood clotting. Other factors blood clotting disorder, malignancy, recent surgery, hx dvt, pregnancy, hrt, infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definitions of words: Phlebothromobis =clotting in a vein. Thrombophlebitis = inflammation caused by the clot. So, the simple answer is yes because virtually all phlebothrombosis will cause some inflammation, some mild and some severe (redness, swelling, pain etc..) if you are having symptoms, consult your doc for an eval/treatment. Keep physically active to reduce your risk. Good luck. ...Read more
The casual stuff: Both men and women may find that a casual laiason brings momentary pleasure and hopefully a wonderful memory -- and perhaps a new friend. The physical side of romance serves many purposes. Don't judge others' choices about this. If you feel it's wrong, or that it's wrong for you, avoid it -- and avoid situations in which it might arise (especially parties with young people and alcohol / cannabis). ...Read more
All work.: There is no best medication for superficial phlebitis. Any antiinflammatory that is tolerated by the patient is acceptable. The type ordered is usually determined by the physician's training and experience. I prefer advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin or naproxyn. Wet heat to the area also helps and an evaluation by a vein specialist would also be recommended. ...Read more
These are benign...: "intermediate and superficial squamous cells" are normal cells from the ectocervix (outer cervix). These cells are not premalignant or malignant. If you underwent an endocervical biopsy / curettage, and only intemediate and superficial cells were seen, then the biopsy may not have obtained the lining of the interior portion of the cervix, and you might need additional sampling. Ask your doc. ...Read more
How to not get bored at work place especially since superficial conversation with coworkers gets tiring?
Counseling: Boredom may be a signal it's time to consider moving on. Begin thinking of where you'd prefer to be, use your imagination, and picture where you might be more challenged in a work setting. It might help to talk to someone objective like a career counselor or therapist depending on how unhappy you are. Counseling even short-term may help you out of a "bored at work" rut. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any circumstances that superficial venous stripping should be used over other, more conservative, methods?
Varicose veins: if there is an established venous reflux problem, and you are having symptomatic issues, then more definitive therapy would be recommended. Often this can be accomplished by thermal ablation-laser sealing of the vein without the need for open surgery. Use of compression stockings long-term will not resolve this issue. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 saphenous vein of the leg a part of the superficial venous system. It also occasionally occur in an arm vein. Treatment usually is heat and anti-inflammatory drugs. Anticoagulants may be used if the vein is near the groin to prevent extension or embolus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hmmm...: It is possible that some of the natural exudate leaking from the wound has deposited on your skin. If this is crusty then it may be something called impetigo. It is also possible that these cuts caused minor bruising. If you are concerned about this then having someone examine you would be your best option. ...Read more
Are you a patient?: Unusual for a patient to ask this level of questions.The facial nerve lies approximately 1.0–1.5 cm deep and slightly anterior and inferior to the tip of theexternal canal cartilage (also called ‘pointer’). The nerve lies approximately 1.0 cm deep to the medial attachment of the posterior belly of the digastric muscle to the digastric groove of the mastoid bone. There are more methods. ...Read more
Do whitish scars left from superficial scratches that just healed disappear completely with time?
Maybe: If the injury was very superficial, it will likely completely heal. Keeping the scar out of the sun will help to avoid permanent color changes (use SPF if you're going to be out). Silicone scar sticks can help to minimize permanent scars (this is the only topical treatment with really good scientific evidence to help). If it stays laser genesis treatment may help it resolve as well. ...Read more
How much activity should a person with superficial phlebitis be engaging in? How much should they be resting?
As tolerated: Oftentimes phlebitis is painful enough that being on your feet is intolerable. If that is the case, then lie down and put your feet up. A soon as your leg feels good enough to bear weight, you should be as active as your discomfort level will allow you to be. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had VAVD But stitches resulted in superficial gaping . Plz help will that heal without repair or stitch again?
Probably: Not clear what you mean by gaping, but this area generally heals VERY well if not infected. And it is usually not possible to stitch again. If you are having significant drainage, pain, or fever, you should be seen. Otherwise, apply a warm compress for at least 10 minutes about 6 times a day to give it the best chance of healing. If you can, dry yourself off with a hairdryer on warm setting. ...Read more
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