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angiogram in arm

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
You should call the: health care provider who performed the angiogram and alert him to your symptoms. He/she will want to see and examine you.

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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ramalingaier Parameswaran
Specializes in Cardiology
24 hours.: Generally you will be examined to be sure there is no local swelling, pain etc prior to discharge. If you have no pain, discomfort, or swelling at th ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: It may be painful briefly, but it shouldn't cause any permanent harm.
Dr. Christopher White
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes but mild: We use numbing medication to deaden the skin before inserting the catheter.
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arm bruising: Consider ruptured blood vessels and contusion/ecchymosis.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Farivar
23 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Dont worry: Hi, differences in bp, if real, have nothing to do with mitral repair. Dont worry about it.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Carroll
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: It is certainly possible he still has a cardiac problem. If you are concerned about this, I would start by discussing it with your primary care doctor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Angiogram: When trying to access an artery the nerve plexus can be irritated by trauma or collection of blood around the nerve. This generally resolves with time ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
33 years experience Cardiology
Possible spasm: The approach you describe sounds like the radial artery (wrist) and spasm of the artery is not uncommon with this procedure, it typically resolves an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause: Having a recent negative angiogram is reassuring as it makes ischemic heart disease unlikely as the cause for your symptoms. Most commonly musculoskel ... Read More

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