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Can superficialthrombophiltis kill you?

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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Very unlikely

Dangerous complications of thrombophlebitis such as pulmonary emboli, are much more common when deep veins are involved.
Superficial thrombophlebitis is painful, but seldom dangerous.

In brief: Very unlikely

Dangerous complications of thrombophlebitis such as pulmonary emboli, are much more common when deep veins are involved.
Superficial thrombophlebitis is painful, but seldom dangerous.
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
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