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09/18/2018
Phlebitis

Everything You Need to Know About Phlebitis

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Are you noticing swelling along your arm or a deep red color starting to form? If so, you might be developing a vein condition called phlebitis, also known as inflammation of the vein. Here is everything you need to know about phlebitis: Different Types of Phlebitis There are two forms of phlebitis that can develop: superficial or deep. Superficial phlebitis is when the condition occurs just below the skin’s surface. This is typically caused by a blood clot in the vein or some other kind of irritation. The second form