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It is reasonable to seek medical care if there is swelling or pain in an extremity. This is especially true if there are risk factors for deep vein thrombophlebitis including prolonged travel, bed rest, or recent surgery.
When to Seek Medical Care
Deep vein thrombophlebitis requires immediate medical care especially if the patient has any of these signs and symptoms.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/3/2014
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