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Pain and swelling after heart cath

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Pain and swelling after heart cath. Should I be concerned ?

I have swelling and pain at the sight of entry for a heart cath. It has been four weeks since the procedure. Is this cause for concern ? ...
 

Numbness in wrist, thumb and fingers after heart cath. What should I do?

I had a heart cath done on November 29th of 2012. Every since then my wrist has been numb and my ... sometimes. I have constant pain in the wrist to my elbow . I drop things if I do not pay close attention ...
 

Should i be concerned as my leg is swollen after a heart cath?

My mother had a heart cath one week ago today. Everything has gone fairly normal except her leg has ...... no blood clots. Is swelling normal, or should we be concerned? The swelling concerns her entire leg ...
 

Had heart cath done radially. Have swelling and pain. Pain medication not helping. Solution?

I had a heart cath done radially about 3 weeks ago. There is no redness.. but some swelling, and extreme pain from near the site up to my elbow. The heart cath came back fine with no blockages ...
 

Is a heart cath safe ?

Is it a tube that they insert or is it just the dye substance that they inject..or both ? How safe is this ?
 

Had heart cath, pain in joints, stomach cramp. What can be causing these?

I had a heart cath done 3 days ago. I still have a lot of pain at the site. They went in my right leg. I also have numbness going down my right leg, pain down to the right knee and cramps in my ...
 

Do my friend have serious heart problems if the cath showed no blockage ?

A friend recently started having bad chest pain that comes and goes. The cardiac cath was negative ... is not normal and that his doctor sort of blew him off. Can you still have serious heart problems if the cath ...
 

Heart cath done. Started swelling in lymph node. What is the problem?

I had a heart AAAAAAA done on the march 1st and now my lymph nodes are swollen my doctor said it is nothing to be concerned about it just do to stress trauma is this true? ...
 

How long can I expect to be sore after my heart cath??

How long can I expect to be sore after my heart cath? Never had one before. ...
 

Should I be concerned about thumb numbness and burning arm after heart cath?

I had a heart Cath this past Wednesday and when I woke up this morning my thumb is NV and there is burning up to my muscle in the upper part of my arm. This was a wrist procedure. Do I have anything ...
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What causes stomach distension after placing of heart stent?

I had a heart cath and one stent placed on Mon of this week. Due to veins being small the dr had to do procedure through groin. my question--should my stomach be distended due to procedure and iv ...
 

Is heart catheterization necessary for ischemic myocardial damage?

to do a heart catheterization next. Is this proper protocol? I have family history and seem to be asymptomatic. Is a cath warranted and what will they be looking for? ...
 

What causes pain in heart?

Hi sir , from yesterday onwards iam getting heart pain. iam getting pain for 1/2 minute ... ECG, the doctor simply said nothing to worry, it is not at all a heart pain and it is muscle pain ...
 

Is chest pain a symptom of heart attack?

pain comes through my chest area. I am thinking to myself that i am definitely having a heart attack ... than that. have low blood pressure, normal cholesterol levels, resting heart rate of about 60, good ...
 

What causes painful swollen hard leg after heart stroke?

is swollen so big and it is extreme hard and he states that it is painful. He had an ultra sound down ... and are there any things that I can do to help to reduce the swelling. ...
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I have had two heart attacks, 9 stents and numerous caths. went to golf course yester and started swelling in both arms and face. swelling has went down a littl
Hi, Swelling you experienced might be a sign of allergic reaction you had due to foods or dust you got in contact when on golf course. Try to avoid exposure to that place for a while and take otc anti-hystamines. If no improvement within a couple of days, should consult with your cardiologist. Wish fast recovery! Dr.Albana
 
I'm 38, had 2 heart attacks and 9 stents. I've had numerous caths and now I'm having severe pain in right leg for about a month. What could be causing this?
Sorry to know about your health. Pain in legs can be any thrombosis or deep vein thrombosis taking into account the various risk factors you are having.so visit a cardiologist immediately. Take care.
 
Hi doctor! I had a heart cath done in my wrist on july 8th and all went well. For two days now, i am in extreme pain in my wrist area and thumb. Should i worry?
Hi, thanks for posting. I think that you suffer from a complication of the procedure, more precisely an infection of the area where the procedure is done. You need antibiotics in order to fight the infection. You should take anticoagulants based on the results of INR test(international normalized ratio).Yo should consult your cardiologist. Take care, Dr. Behar.
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