What Are the Symptoms of Thrombophlebitis?
Common symptoms when this condition develops in a vein may include:
- Red, swollen, and irritated skin and tissue around the area, such as along an affected leg
- Painful, warm, tender, or hard sensations in the area
- Pain or tenderness that increases when you put pressure on the affected area
- A swollen vein that feels like a tough "cord" under your skin
- Pain when flexing your ankle
- Swollen foot or ankle, especially if only one side is swollen
Call Your Doctor About Thrombophlebitis If:
- One leg seems warmer than the other or is swollen, red, painful, or irritated.
- You have already been diagnosed and treated for thrombophlebitis but the symptoms get worse or don't get better.
- Your limb becomes pale or cold, or you start feeling chills and fever.