Phlebitis Archives - Vein Specialists of the Carolinas
What is Phlebitis?

What is Phlebitis?

Phlebitis is a blood clot that forms in a superficial vein or varicose vein.   Phlebitis usually appears as red painful knots under the skin. (See picture) Sudden sedentary activity causes Phlebitis. During this difficult time it is important to stay active. If...
What is Thrombophlebitis?

What is Thrombophlebitis?

Thrombophlebitis is inflammation of a vein due to the formation of a clot inside the vessel. The condition most frequently occurs in a vein in the leg, but it can also affect veins in the neck or arms on occasion. The condition typically presents as painful red knots...
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