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Is Ibrufen Ok To Take After Angiogram
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
11 days after angiogram and still sore in groin were cut was made how long does this take to heal?
Hematoma: Hematoma is not uncommon after cardiac catheterization. A hole is poked in a large vessel and it can leak even after we think its sealed. The blood will usually reabsorb over weeks if it in the lower limb. There is no good way to hurry up the reabsorption. The skin wound should heal in less than 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post angio symptoms: See your doctor to check to be sure there isn't a problem post procedure. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
During a brain angiogram, does the catheter remain in my artery while taking xray pics? Or do they take it out after injection of dye?
They take it out : After they are all done.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does a digital subtraction angiogram take? Is it *click* then done.. Not the preparation just the image capturing..
Not long: It depends upon the location, but, each set of images will only take a few seconds. The more images needed, the longer it takes and the more dye required. Need specifics to tell you more. ...Read more
30min-1hr: A straight forward diagnostic angiogram will take anywhere from 30min to 1hr. If a carotid stent is being placed it will take between 1hr and 3hrs depending on complexity. The longest waiting period is usually after the procedure where patients have to lie flat for ~4hrs to allow the artery in the groin that wa punctured to heal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told to begin taking asprin 7 days before my angiogram. I heard others say not to. That I should stop! is it safe to take asprin before this?
I'd take the aspirin: Please ask the cardiologist their recommendationGet a more detailed answer ›
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