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How should I sleep the night after I got a angiogram?

How should I sleep the night after I got a angiogram?

As your usual way: There isn't any specific way to sleep...Once you are released to home, i assume no bleeding/complication from the test and so you should sleep the way you usually do. Hope all went well and that you will get good news/results good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Got a little lump at entry site in groin 11 days after angiogram is this normal , no swelling & bruising has nearly gone ?

Got a little lump at entry site in groin 11 days after angiogram is this normal , no swelling & bruising has nearly gone ?

Most likely: A small lump post cath in the absence of pain, swelling, redness, or drainage not uncommon and represent scar tissue formation. These are usually the small in size (size of a pea or peanut) and disappear with time. ...Read more

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Got a skin rash after 48h after CT scan angiogram; take benadryl? What else to use?

Got a skin rash after 48h after CT scan angiogram; take benadryl? What else to use?

Benadryl good.: Follow package dosing. If having breathing problems go to er. You have had a contrast reaction and need to notify your doctor and list contrast on your medical allergies. You must notify the technologist prior to any further test that uses contrast or you may have anaphylaxis. You will need premedication in the future. ...Read more

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How soon can someone start training after an angiogram?

How soon can someone start training after an angiogram?

Depends on results.: The answer depends on the results of the angiogram, the site of catheter insertion (either femoral or radial artery) and the type of training .Many centers, such as mine, are inserting the catheter into the radial artery in the wrist which does not require any post angiogram attention. A patient whose angiogram was negative and had this method used, could return to all activities the next day. ...Read more

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What is the best position to be in after the angiogram?

What is the best position to be in after the angiogram?

Lying down for 6 h: If it is done via an artery in the groin (femoral artery) , then lying down at bed rest for 6 hours after is the safest thing to do. ...Read more

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How long should I expect the pain to last after an angiogram i had 5 days ago?

How long should I expect the pain to last after an angiogram i had 5 days ago?

Pain where: You should not have any pain, if this is a groin pain you probably need an ultrasound. Check with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Why might it be that you pass out after an angiogram?

Angiogram : There are sometimes hypotensive reaction late after the procedure from the dye or other agents used during the study. ...Read more

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Angiogram (Definition)

An angiogram is a picture of the inside of ones blood vessel (vein or artery) created by injecting a clear liquid (radiopaque dye) which appears to be white (or ...Read more