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Doctor insights on: Superficial Thrombosis

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Do ?Lymph nodes feel differently from? Superficial thrombosis?

Do ?Lymph nodes feel differently from? Superficial thrombosis?

Yes: Lymph nodes appear as small pea size nodules palpable in groin, axillary, neck, above the collarbone, inner elbow areas, and they can enlarge with infection, malignancy, injury to become firm, rubbery, tender and present as a mass effect. Superficial thrombosis appears red, painful cords in vv, IV sites often in the soft tissue parts of the body. ...Read more

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Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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Do I need comudin if I have Greenville filter since ultrasound found superficial thrombosis in my lower left extremity?

Do I need  comudin  if I have Greenville filter since ultrasound found superficial thrombosis in my lower left extremity?

Greenfield Filter: A Greenfield Filter is a titanium vascular filter placed in the inferior vena cava and is designed to "capture" pieces of clots formed in the legs or pelvis that break off, thereby preventing them from traveling to the lungs. The filter does not treat in situ clots or prevent clots from propagating. ...Read more

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I am 18 week pregnant,I have superficial thrombosis in great saphenous vein, Dr.prescribed LMWheparin, how long should I take, when I stop the drug?

I am 18 week pregnant,I have superficial thrombosis in great saphenous vein, Dr.prescribed LMWheparin, how long should I take, when I stop the drug?

Depends: If your physician discovered that you have a disorder like factor 5 leiden then you may be on it the whole pregnancy and subsequent pregnancies. Otherwise it will depend on when your thrombosis resolves. I would ask at your next appointment. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed in ER today with Chronic superficial venous thrombosis of lower left extremity and sent home. Can I wear compression stockings now?

Yes: Superficial veins drains into saphenous venous system has valves in the veins that prevent embolism . Make sure to see your doctor to evaluate deep vein thrombosis , then you need aggressive treatment (s) to prevent pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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No superficial & deep vein thrombosis , venous flow is normal still ulcers above ankel medial & lateral both side what is it ?

See phlebologist: Check www.Phlebogogy.Org, and seek help of phlebologist in your area. Ultrasound of leg veins is needed to evaluate superficial veins for reflux, and especially looking at ulcer sites for incompetent perforators. These can be ablated with endovenous method, and sclerotherapy may be indicated. Other causes of ulcers: peripheral arterial dz, vasculitis, diabetes. ...Read more

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What causes thrombosis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis? (The main prominent penis vein)

What causes thrombosis of the superficial dorsal vein of the penis? (The main prominent penis vein)

Blocking blood flow: Use of "cock rings" , cords, or other types of devices that block the flow of blood through the vein for a prolonged time is the most probable cause. There are also blood clotting disorders such as anti cardiolipin antibodies that iincrease the risk of clotting. Inflammation from an infection can also cause clotting/thrombosis. ...Read more

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Does a thrombosis on the superficial dorsal vein of penis effect erections, blood flow to or from the penis or leak of the penis ?Everything feels ok

Here are some...: If the thrombosis of superficial vein of the penis as defined occurred solitarily, erectile function should not be affected, but not saying ED will never happen in the future because life is a constantly moving, changing, evolving event to conform the reality that life is a constantly changing adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living. ...Read more

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Thrombosis (Definition)

Thrombosis simply means a clot. Thrombophlebitis is ...Read more