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Phlebitis Treatment Care: What You Should Know

Phlebitis (pronounced “flee-bite-us”) has nothing to do with pests, and everything to do with inflammation of the veins. It can be caused by damage to a blood vessel wall, impaired blood flow in the vein, abnormalities in coagulation, or result from complications of a medical or surgical procedure. The common symptoms of phlebitis include pain, … Continued

Common Causes of Vein Disease

Veins transport oxygen-poor blood back to the heart, while arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the rest of the body. This process is known as circulation or blood flow. Having good circulation helps stabilize body temperature and blood pressure, as well as reduce your risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular and vein disease. … Continued

Diagnosing Vein Disease

Understanding vein disease and its symptoms is the first step toward healthy veins. Approximately half of all Americans have varying degrees of vein disease. If you notice any itching, nighttime cramping or restlessness, swelling, aching or bulging veins in your legs, tell your doctor. If your primary care physician believes you are at risk for vein disease, … Continued

Warning Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis is a condition in which a blood clot forms in a vein located deep inside your body. Most deep vein clots occur on the lower leg or thigh, however, they can occur anywhere throughout the body. The blood clot can completely block blood from flowing through the vein. This can cause pain, swelling, redness … Continued

Vein Disease Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

When it comes to vein disease, it’s important to treat any vein issues you may be experiencing before complications occur. When your varicose veins, spider veins, or other vein issues are treated at Carolina Vein Specialists, you can help prevent further issues. Even if you aren’t experiencing pain or discomfort, regular checkups can help locate … Continued

5 Misconceptions About Vein Disease

When people think of vein disease, they picture varicose and spider veins. But vein diseases can manifest as serious medical conditions. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or blood clots, and phlebitis (vein inflammation or blood clots close to the skin’s surface) can be life threatening if not treated. Peripheral venous disease (when vein valves fail to open and … Continued