Superficial thrombophlebitis

What is Superficial thrombophlebitis?

Superficial thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory condition of the veins due to a blood clot just below the surface of the skin. Findings of tenderness, induration, pain and/or erythema along the course of a superficial vein usually establish a clinical diagnosis.

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Im a 39 yr old female with recent transplant ( kidney ) and I was in the Er and they tried to start and IV and was stuck 12 times before they...

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Probably you might be having infection of the veins called as Superficial Thrombophlebitis.
Treatment is aimed at patient comfort and preventing...

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23 year old , been diagnosed pcos 5 years before and treated with ocp s. since i coudnt tolerate the pills doctor discontiued and asked me to take...

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Dear ma'm, you have not specified whether you are continuing metformin or stopped? as for the duration of treatment for PCOS , it requires life...

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I was diagnosed with superficial thrombophlebitis in January of 2011 when I was just a few weeks pregnant. They say I have a clot from my calf to...

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Hi. Superficial thrombophlebitis is common in pregnancy and usually does not cause significant problems. There is no way to remove the clots in the...

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History of Present Illness The patient is a 40 year old male admitted to Riverside Medical Center for treatment of deep vein thrombosis in his left...