Anyone had phlebitis?

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   Posted 10/27/2008 8:08 PM (GMT -6)   
I started feeling bad about a week ago. Had nausea, headaches, and then phlebitis. For those that don't know what it is; it's the swelling of the veins. I have it in my ankle and lower leg. This is the second time I've had it. The first time was in my arm 4-5 years ago. I'm thankful that's it's not blood clots (yet). I started on Plavix (blood thinner) today which scares me because I don't want to go into a flare over this. In addition to the pain in my ankle and leg, I have been having terrible migraine headaches.
Anyone else with UC had this before???
diagnosed with UC in 1995, always been mild to moderate
not on any medications for my UC, only treat when flare ups emerge...using prednisone
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