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My friend got heart valve surgery and has been experiencing groin pain?

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
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In brief: Eval

If the heart was accessed in any way through the groin, then it is possible to have soreness, but usually in heart valve surgery groin access is not needed.

In brief: Eval

If the heart was accessed in any way through the groin, then it is possible to have soreness, but usually in heart valve surgery groin access is not needed.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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Dr. Donald Thomas
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Hmmm

Questions coming to mind are: was the groin operated upon or instrumented?; is there swelling of the are it the leg.
Your friend should see his doctor.

In brief: Hmmm

Questions coming to mind are: was the groin operated upon or instrumented?; is there swelling of the are it the leg.
Your friend should see his doctor.
Dr. Donald Thomas
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