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About Blood Clots and Phlebitis with Marbella Veins

Blood clots are the clumps that form when blood hardens from liquid to solid. A blood clot that forms in a blood vessel or in the heart and stays put is called a thrombus. A blood clot that moves to another part of the body is called an embolus and the situation is called an embolism. Blood clots can attach to blood vessels and partially or completely block the flow of blood.

When a vein swells because of a blood clot, it's called phlebitis. This blockage stops the usual amount of blood and oxygen from reaching the tissues in that location, which can damage the tissue. Blood clots also can increase your risk of having a stroke. A stroke happens when a blood clot blocks an artery or a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to the brain.

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