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

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

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 collection). ...Read more

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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


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Swelling in the groin area after an angiogram, normal?

Swelling in the groin area after an angiogram, normal?

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 been adequately sealed by long enough pressure over the needle hole in the blood vessel after the catheter was removed. The swelling represents bleeding in the groin from the puncture site in the blood vessel used fro the angiogram. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain in the right side groin area . Swelling is forming in the shape of a sausage . This started after an angiogram ?

Swelling and pain in the right side groin area . Swelling is forming in the shape of a sausage . This started after an angiogram ?

Hematoma: This most likely represents a collection of blood which oozed into the fatty tissue of the groin after the procedure. This will usually resolve and return to normal over a few weeks. If enlarging or associated with significant pain, you should see your doctor and an ultrasound should be performed. ...Read more

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I had an angiogram today. The groin area is feeling bruised. Is this normal? And what can help the pain?

I had an angiogram today. The groin area is feeling bruised. Is this normal? And what can help the pain?

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 and it should help some. ...Read more

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After an angiogram, groin entry point, how long before one can resume normal activities?

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. ...Read more

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2 weeks post angiogram, husband has sharp pain at groin site...He's back to work lifting up to 80lbs, should we be worried?

2 weeks post angiogram, husband has sharp pain at groin site...He's back to work lifting up to 80lbs, should we be worried?

Perhaps: I would inspect the area well and contact the performing doc if any swelling occurred. I normally see my post cath patients by two weeks in the clinic for these type of situations. ...Read more

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My husband had arotic angiogram 10 days ago. He got a hemotoma in groin. Dr checked a few days ago said it should go but he is having a lot of pain.

Call dr: If pain is not improving or getting worse, i'd get seen again. Could have something called a pseudoaneurysm. Can also have internal bleeding that you can't see. ...Read more

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11 days after angiogram and still sore in groin were cut was made how long does this take to heal?

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 more

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Last yr i had an angiogram and now have severe groin pain where catheter was inserted. Cant walk due to pain.

Urgent Medical Need: This is abnormal. The fact that the pain is so severe that you cannot walk tells me you need to be seen by your physician urgently. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more