What is Phlebothrombosis?

Phlebothrombosis occurs when a blood clot in a vein, forms independently from the presence of inflammation of the vein (phlebitis). Thrombophlebitis is phlebitis (vein inflammation) related to a thrombus (blood clot). These are conditions usually of the superficial venous system and generally mild and uncomplicated as opposed to Deep vein thrombosis deep vein thromboses which can be life-threatening.

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History: High Blood Pressure; Two stents placed Left & Front (95% Blockage) 5/7/2015. Vein issues: Two veins lazered from knee to groin both legs...

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Regarding your concern about that red...

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I had surgery 2 mos. ago and now I have a lump in my vein in my arm. The doc. said it was probably a hemotology and would go away but it hasn't. I...

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thanks for your concerns. If it is a solid pea sizedinduration within the vein it may be a superficial thrombophlebitis (initial...

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hard lump where metg was injected in veinmy friend has been injecting drugs for about 4 months now and she isn't real good at it. she usually had...

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Thanks for the query.
You seem to be suffering from phlebitis. 
Phlebitis  is a condition in which a vein becomes inflamed.This generally...

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