Inflammation of a vein that occurs when a blood clot forms.

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Thrombophlebitis is phlebitis (vein inflammation) related to a blood clot o ...
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Thrombophlebitis Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Signs and symptoms of thrombophlebitis include: Warmth, tenderness and pain in the affected area Redness and swelling When a superficial vein is affected, a red, hard and tender cord may be present ju...
Source: MayoClinic

Risk factors
... Thrombophlebitis is caused by a blood clot. Blood clots can result from many different things — namely anything that causes your blood not to circulate properly. Your risk of thrombophlebitis in...
Source: MayoClinic

Thrombophlebitis Prevention

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Prevention
... Sitting during a long flight or an automobile ride can cause swollen ankles and calves. The inactivity also increases your risk of thrombophlebitis in the veins of your legs. To help prevent a blood c...
Source: MayoClinic

Thrombophlebitis Treatment

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What You Need To Know About Dipyridamole
... Common brand name: Persantine Why is this drug prescribed? Dipyridamole is used with other medicines to prevent blood clots and problems such as stroke. How and when should dipyridamole be used? Dipyr...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Complications
... If thrombophlebitis is in a superficial vein just under your skin, serious complications are rare. However, if the clot occurs in a deep vein, the risk of serious complications is great. Complications...
Source: MayoClinic

Thrombophlebitis Other

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Overview
... Thrombo means "clot." Phlebitis is inflammation of a vein. Thrombophlebitis (throm-bo-fluh-BI-tis) occurs when a blood clot causes inflammation in one or more of your veins, typically in your legs. On...
Source: MayoClinic

Low Dose Warfarin Prevents Recurrence of Blood Clots — NHLBI Stops Study
... A study of long-term, low-dose warfarin to prevent the recurrence of the blood clotting disorders deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism resulted in such a high degree of benefit to the pat...
Source: National Institutes of Health

   

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