Homeopathy Medicine for Superficial Thrombophlebitis
An elderly patient complains of a painful, tender, cord-like structure, associated with redness and swelling, involving the long saphenous vein, often with varicosities. The condition is Superficial Thrombophlebitis.
A small blood clot frequently forms in the vein as a result of superficial thrombophlebitis, but it usually does not cause any serious complications.
The following are symptoms and signs of superficial thrombophlebitis:
- Affected area feels warm, tender, and painful.
- Redness and swelling
the following are symptoms and signs of deep vein thrombosis:
When a deep vein in the leg is affected, your leg may become swollen, tender, and painful. When a vein near the surface of your skin is affected, you might notice a red, hard cord just beneath the surface of your skin that is tender to the touch.
A blood clot can develop in your blood as a result of any of the following, which can lead to thrombophlebitis:
- the damage to a vein
- An inherited blood-clotting disorder
- being immobile for an extended period of time, such as when injured or hospitalized
- lapse into prolonged inactivity
- Possess varicose veins, a common factor in the development of superficial thrombophlebitis.
- possess a pacemaker or a thin, flexible tube (catheter) inserted into a vein in the middle of the body to treat a condition that could irritate the blood vessel wall and reduce blood flow.
- Before and after pregnancy
- Use contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy to prevent blood clots, which can increase your risk of bleeding.
- possess a tendency to develop blood clots or a family history of blood clotting issues
- have experienced thrombophlebitis in the past
- Have had a stroke
- Older than 60
- Are overweight or obese
- Have cancer
Since DVT increases the risk of serious complications, complications from superficial thrombophlebitis are more common. Potential complications include:
- Pulmonary embolism.If a piece of a deep vein clot escapes, it might end up in your lungs, where it might embolize and endanger your life.
- Post-phlebetic syndrome.Post-thrombotic syndrome, which is another name for this condition, can appear months or even years after a DVT and can result in long-lasting and potentially crippling pain, swelling, and a sensation of heaviness in the affected leg.
Your risk of developing thrombophlebitis increases if you sit down for a prolonged period of time, such as on a long flight or in a car.
- Take a walk.Walk up and down the aisle once every hour or so if you’re flying, taking the train, or a bus; if you’re driving, pull over once every hour or so and take a break.
- Move your legs regularly.At least ten times an hour, gently press your feet against the floor or footrest in front of you while flexing your ankles.
- Drink plentyof non-alcoholic beverages, such as water, to prevent dehydration.
Hamamelis virginianahas its main effect on the veins of the rectum, genitals, limbs, and throat, causing venous congestion and hemorrhage; there is a marked soreness, even a bruised soreness, of the parts from which the blood flows in blood vessels; it also acts on the coats of veins, causing relaxation followed by engorgement; veins are varicose, sore, painful, swollen, hard, knotty
Vipera berusorvipera torvais recommended in cases of phlebitis and varicose veins that get worse when the affected limb is allowed to hang down. In these conditions, there is swelling and inflammation of the veins, as well as pain and tenderness around the affected vessel and severe cramping in the lower limbs.
Flouricum acidumVaricose veins swollen and ulcerated, accompanied by severe burning and itching, and bedsores. has characteristic destructive properties and as a result causes decay of long bones, ulcerations, and bedsores.