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What is Thrombophlebitis?

The term ‘phlebitis’ means inflammation of the vein. Thrombophlebitis occurs when one or more blood clots form in a vein, causing inflammation, and blocks blood flow. Thrombus in your veins causes pain, irritation and may even block blood flow in veins. Thrombophlebitis typically occurs in the leg veins, but can occasionally occur in arm veins. 

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How to Manage Spider Veins during Summer

While spider veins are often associated with painful physical symptoms such as throbbing and cramping, they come with a few more mental struggles that can be hard to navigate as well. And if you’ve ever experienced them, you know spider veins during summer can be especially inconvenient. Spider veins and varicose veins may cause itching,