About- Thrombophlebitis is an inflammatory process that causes a blood clot to form and block one or more veins, usually in the legs.
 Warmth, tenderness and pain in the affected area
 Redness and swelling
 Vein injury
 An inherited blood-clotting disorder
 Immobility and inactivity for prolonged periods
 Varicose veins
 Pacemaker or catheter in a central vein
 Pregnant or have just given birth
 Use birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy
 History of Thrombophlebitis
 Older age
 Overweight or obese
Specialists to visit
 Vascular Medicine Doctor

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