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What are the tests for phlebitis?
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Dr. James Isobe
Phlebology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Ultrasound, PE
Phlebitis can occur in a superficial vein, and physical examination will reveal redness, pain, cord-like feel, swelling, and heat.
The deep veins are examined with an ultrasound, and the presentation of DVT varies from mild pain like a muscle strain to more severe pain, swelling, and difficulty in walking.

In brief: Ultrasound, PE
Phlebitis can occur in a superficial vein, and physical examination will reveal redness, pain, cord-like feel, swelling, and heat.
The deep veins are examined with an ultrasound, and the presentation of DVT varies from mild pain like a muscle strain to more severe pain, swelling, and difficulty in walking.
Dr. James Isobe
Dr. James Isobe
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Ultrasound
Phlebitis is an inflamed vein.
The problem is that the inflammation is often caused by a thrombus (clot) and the only way to know that a clot is present or not is to have an ultrasound. So, as dr. Isobe said, the thing that needs to be done is an ultrasound.

In brief: Ultrasound
Phlebitis is an inflamed vein.
The problem is that the inflammation is often caused by a thrombus (clot) and the only way to know that a clot is present or not is to have an ultrasound. So, as dr. Isobe said, the thing that needs to be done is an ultrasound.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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