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Causes of Phlebitis

Causes of Phlebitis

Phlebitis is caused by a blood clot. Phlebitis may be a complication of an underlying disease, or it may occur while being hospitalized for a major surgery or illness. Inactivity, obesity, smoking, and hormone replacement therapy increase the risk for phlebitis.

Causes of Phlebitis (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Phlebitis that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Phlebitis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Phlebitis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Phlebitis:

Phlebitis as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Phlebitis as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Phlebitis. Our database lists the following as having Phlebitis as a complication of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Phlebitis:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Phlebitis as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Related information on causes of Phlebitis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Phlebitis may be found in:


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