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First Aid Management: Superficial Thrombophlebitis

  Apart from the depth of the vein in relation to the skin surface, what differentiates superficial thrombophlebitis from deep vein thrombosis is the presence of phlebitis or inflammation of the vein.Superficial thrombophlebitis is not generally considered a medical emergency. Although it is not life-threatening medical emergencies on its own, it may causecomplications that may […]