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What should I watch out for in the groin area after a angiogram?
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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
3 doctors agree
In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Allen Seely
Dr. Allen Seely
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Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Seely is right. Occasionally a post angio site bleed, can progress. If you develop a lump, particularly if the lump expands, or has a pulsation, call your doctor who performed the angio. Pseudoaneurysms are post angio hematomas with a connection to the artery. They are dangerous and can be detected and treated with an ultrsound.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Groin after angiogrm
Because the catheter is introdused through the femoral artery which is in the groin, you need to keep pressure on it for some time to make sure thebleeding stopped and also to preven the formation of fistula.

In brief: Groin after angiogrm
Because the catheter is introdused through the femoral artery which is in the groin, you need to keep pressure on it for some time to make sure thebleeding stopped and also to preven the formation of fistula.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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