What is the treatment for thrombophlebitis?

Conservative treat. The good news is that, while annoying, thrombophlebitis is not typically a dangerous problem, it is not the very serious dvt. It is treated by a regimen of conservative treatment, which includes high-dose nsaid's for 10-14 days, use of medical grade compression stockings, application of moist, hot compresses to the affected area, 3-time daily elevation of the limb, and daily exercise for 30 min.

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What is the best treatment of thrombophlebitis?

Usually blood thinne. If the clot only involves superficial veins, it can be tested with warm soaks and NSAID (motrin family). For deep vein clots blood thinners are the best treatment. Typically a type of Heparin followed by coumadin (warfarin). Length of treatment depends on why the clot happened and other medical conditions. Read more...
Thrombophlebitis. Depends if superficial or deep If deep need anticoagulant If superficial anticaogulstion usually not needed unless it propagates towards the deep. Read more...