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What do the symptoms of phlebitis look like?
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
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In brief: Inflammation
Phlebitis is an itis (inflammation) of a phleb (vein).
Typically the symptoms of phlebitis are those of inflammation and include pain, swelling, warmth, and redness. It can sometimes be hard to tell the difference between phlebitis and a skin infection. Ultrasound can help sort this out and also make sure that the phlebitis doesn't extend into a deep vein with a clot.

In brief: Inflammation
Phlebitis is an itis (inflammation) of a phleb (vein).
Typically the symptoms of phlebitis are those of inflammation and include pain, swelling, warmth, and redness. It can sometimes be hard to tell the difference between phlebitis and a skin infection. Ultrasound can help sort this out and also make sure that the phlebitis doesn't extend into a deep vein with a clot.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Phlebitis Photo
This is a photographic of superficial phlebitis: http://www.
Bing.Com/images/search?Q=phlebitis&qs=im&form=qbir&pq=phlebitis&sc=8-9&sp=1&sk=#view=detail&id=f3350318979cc3985f9a12b429c10f4a9e2cdbf2&selectedindex=24.

In brief: Phlebitis Photo
This is a photographic of superficial phlebitis: http://www.
Bing.Com/images/search?Q=phlebitis&qs=im&form=qbir&pq=phlebitis&sc=8-9&sp=1&sk=#view=detail&id=f3350318979cc3985f9a12b429c10f4a9e2cdbf2&selectedindex=24.
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