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I was diagnosed with phlebitis. Should the swelling be progressing upward?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Phlebitis

if it is progressing upwards this is of concern and should be urgently evaluated as it may progress to a dvt

In brief: Phlebitis

if it is progressing upwards this is of concern and should be urgently evaluated as it may progress to a dvt
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology

In brief: No

If the swelling is progressing upward, i would recommend taht you see a doctor right away.

In brief: No

If the swelling is progressing upward, i would recommend taht you see a doctor right away.
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King
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