Definition of Phlebitis:

Inflammation of a vein.  Symptoms of superficial phlebitis include pain, swelling, redness, and warmth around the affected vein.  The vein feels hard to the touch because of the clotted blood.

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Budd-Chiari Syndrome

...the condition
“...pill use; Inflammatory bowel disease; Parasite infection near the hepatic veins; Liver cancer; Kidney cancer; Infection; Liver trauma; Immunosuppressive drug use; Connective tissue disorders; Phlebitis; Behcet's Disease; Tuberculosis; Not all Budd-Chiari syndrome patients experience symptoms, which usually develop gradually over weeks or months...”

Cigarette Smoke Damage

...relationship to Phlebitis / Thrombophlebitis
“Smoking increases the risk of phlebitis.”
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Gotu Kola a treatment
“...Cardiovascular: Varicose veins; enhances perivascular sheath connective tissue, reducing sclerosis & improving blood flow; capillary fragility; hemorrhoids; anemia; phlebitis.  Hepatic: Cirrhosis of alcohol & unknown etiology...”

Phlebitis / Thrombophlebitis

...the condition
“The term phlebitis refers to an inflammation of a vein, usually in the leg, frequently accompanied by blood clots that adhere to the wall of the vein...”
...recommendation Incline Board
“Superficial phlebitis can be treated by elevating the leg frequently...”
...recommendation Horse Chestnut
“Horse chestnut is often used for chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins – conditions related to phlebitis.  For this reason, horse chestnut is sometimes recommended for phlebitis as well, but may be better suited for prevention of the condition.”
...recommendation Bromelain
“Due to its anti-inflammatory properties and ability to prevent blood platelet aggregation, bromelain has been suggested as a treatment for phlebitis.  There are some positive reports in clinical trials of bromelain improving thrombophlebitis...”
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Poor Circulation

...the condition
“...The veins near the surface of the leg can become painfully inflamed in a condition called phlebitis.  The inflamed vein may feel like a cord that is warm and tender to the touch...”

Scotch Broom a treatment
“...Scotch broom is used for circulatory disorders, gout, leg cramps, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, thrombosis, and jaundice...”
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