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What should I watch out for in the groin area after a angiogram

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
PAIN=hematoma: An angiogram from the 'groin approach' can cause the complication of bleeding at the site. The symptom could be a painful 'mass' or hematoma (blood ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Groin after angiogrm: Because the catheter is introdused through the femoral artery which is in the groin, you need to keep pressure on it for some time to make sure theble ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Swelling: Minor swelling could be considered normal. But significant swelling in your groin area after an angiogram could be more serious. This could be a hema ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sanders
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Groin swelling after an angiogram suggests that the blood vessel in the groin through which a catheter was passed to perform the angiogram had not bee ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Campbell
21 years experience General Surgery
As expected : Yes, completely normal. It will resolve completely.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Horse,: It sound like a hematoma at the angiogram site. Get an ultrasound study.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: It is also likely to cause bruising, sometimes impressively so. You can take tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain, and keep an ice pack to the area a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Doctor should check: Pain may be from an injury to the blood vessel (artery) used for the angiogram. Blood leaks out of the artery and forms a painful lump called a pseudo ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Avoid Massage: Hematoma's are common and are best left alone as the blood will liquify and will be absorbed in 1-2 weeks time. You do not seed to do anything unless ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe the closure : I would call the doctor that placed the star closure device, and go in for a visit. It could be related. Also ask about checking for a hernia. Hope th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Getting up that day, walking next day, bed bath next day, showering probably 2 days. Wait til bruising gone then run, lift and get more active.
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
I would be: Sharp pain in the access site can mean a problem with the artery accessed. This will get worse if he continues to lift heavy weights. He needs to be ... Read More
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