A 27-year-old female asked:
mom had angioplasty, now her thigh has hematoma dr said its not serious but it stings and its really hard, she feels week what to do? is it dangures?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah answered
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Check blood count: I assume after angioplasty she is on a blood thinner. Hematoma at the access/catheterization site can be very big or has active flow (pseudo aneurysm ) if she feels weak then go to er and check blood count ( hemoglobin ) and possibly an ultrasound of the groin
Answered on Dec 23, 2014
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