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How long after cardiac catheterization should someone wait to be intimate?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not long
You should wait until you get home.

In brief: Not long
You should wait until you get home.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: If AOK, not long
If the procedure was uncomplicated, a few days should suffice.
The real issues are often psychological, with partners being afraid of hurting the patient, and the patient being afraid of "failing this stress test" and getting symptoms. Going slowly and gently, with female superior to start, often provides the confidence and security to subsequently resume normal intimacy.

In brief: If AOK, not long
If the procedure was uncomplicated, a few days should suffice.
The real issues are often psychological, with partners being afraid of hurting the patient, and the patient being afraid of "failing this stress test" and getting symptoms. Going slowly and gently, with female superior to start, often provides the confidence and security to subsequently resume normal intimacy.
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh
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