Thrombophlebitis – vein inflammation
A superficial vein inflammation, this condition is often associated with severe pain, and a hardening and reddening of the affected area. Without medical treatment, this inflammation can lead to thrombosis.
Following an in-depth examination to establish the cause and severity of the disease, the patient is given de-inflammatory treatment and compression therapy – often accompanied by a thrombosis prophylaxis and frequent, close controls.
Treatment and operation preparation: Timely, comprehensive medical advice and risk awareness.
Work incapacity: One to several weeks, depending on severity of case.
Social capacity: 1-2 weeks, depending on severity of case.
Sport: 4-6 weeks, depending on severity of case.
Sun-bathing and solarium: Should be avoided
Sauna: Should be avoided
After care: Frequent, close controls.
Cost absorption: Generally covered by health insurance.