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Is there any pain involved in a stent?

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Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Stents are placed in blood vessels, which do not have innervation. There should be no pain. Depending on where the blood vessel is and how it is accessed, there may be pain in the site where the skin is punctured (eg, the groin is often used to place heart stents).
Answered on Oct 8, 2017
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