Phlebitis Self-Care at Home
Self-care at home can be accomplished for superficial phlebitis by taking the following steps.
- Apply a warm compress to the affected area.
Ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory medication may help lessen the pain and inflammation
of superficial phlebitis.
- Prescription leg compression stockings (knee or thigh
high) improve blood flow and may help to relieve pain and swelling, and
decrease the risk of developing DVT.
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