Thrombophlebitis is phlebitis (vein inflammation) related to a blood clot or thrombus. When it occurs repeatedly in different locations, it is known as "Thrombophlebitis migrans". Causes, incidence, and risk factors Thrombophlebitis is related to a blood clot (thrombus) in the vein. Risk factors include prolonged sitting and disorders related to blood clotting. Specific disorders associated with thrombophlebitis include superficial thrombophlebitis (affects veins near the skin surface) ...
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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...
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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...
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When to seek medical advice
... See your doctor if you have a red, swollen or tender vein — especially if you have one or more risk factors for thrombophlebitis. If vein swelling and pain are severe or are accompanied by a hig...
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Screening and diagnosis
... To diagnose thrombophlebitis, your doctor will ask you about the discomfort you''ve experienced and then examine any affected veins near the surface of your skin. To determine whether you have superfi...
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