How to treat deep vein thrombophlebitis
Deep vein thrombophlebitis is characterized by a bluish coloration of the legs, edema, pain symptom. When the disease in the acute stage the patient is assigned a bed. To reduce pain and swelling of the feet should be placed at the level above the head, the use of specific tyres. Is recommended abundant drink two-three liters a day.
For the relief of pain used novocaine blockade on Wisniewski. To do this, the patient is administered 80 ml of 0.25-0.5% novocaine solution every five or six days. If the arteries stop the affected limbs is determined by the pulse, may be applied cold. In acute thrombophlebitis should not use fatty dressings, heat treatments, since pain can increase. In chronic disease of the deep veins the patient is prescribed infrared rays, ultraviolet irradiation. For the treatment of thrombophlebitis in any stage used drugs, anticoagulants, decreasing clotting of blood ("Dicoumarin", "Fenilin", "Neodikumarin", "Zipcode").
As directly acting on blood clots means use "Fibrinolysin", "Trypsin", "Streptokinase", "Chymotrypsin", "Urokinase".
How to relieve pain when inflammation of the superficial veins in the leg
Thrombophlebitis of the superficial veins of the lower extremities characterized by pain in the course of the location of the veins, thickening and reddening of the skin over the vein, swelling. In this case, you need to rest, to eliminate the symptoms apply ointments containing heparin ("Lioton gel" drug "Heparin"), compresses with 40-50% ethyl alcohol solution, ointments containing non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents ("Diclofenac", "of indometacin ointment"), ointment vitamins, rutin. To improve blood circulation and eliminate the pain symptom needed a hot compress.
If the person has signs of infection, likewise antibiotic treatment.
The patient can be prescribed a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for oral administration. At available risk of thrombotic complications are also prescribed blood thinners. First, these drugs are administered intravenously, then move on to oral agents. They need to take a few months to prevent a relapse of the disease. While taking drugs-anticoagulants should regularly take a blood test to monitor the possible occurrences of bleeding. When the pain in the veins in your legs can be also prescribed medications to increase the tone of blood vessels ("Vasopressin", "Desmopressin"). These drugs affect biological mechanism for the exchange of fluid exerting a positive influence on the tone of veins.