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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 ? ...
 

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 ?
 

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. ...
 

Getting a heart cath test, kindly advice

Getting a heart cath. test. I DO NOT want it in the groin. Can I deccide if they go thru my arm instead ? ...
 

Pain in elbow area, no swelling, redness. On heart catheters. Treatment?

I am a heart patient that has had Heart Caths done only in the groin area over the years. Recently I had to have another Heart Cath done but in the left arm this time. It has been two weeks since ...
 

Abnormal heart beats, BP, swelling in legs, heaviness in arms post cath ablation for SVT. Remedy?

I have had SVT in the past and My Dr performed a cath ablation . Well since then i have had the a feeling in my chest like my heart beat normal then it beat one hard beat. I almost feels like a little ...
 

DOne C-section, have severe abdominal pain due to cath overflowing, swollen body and face. How long will it last?

After having my c-section and having a catheter put it; I felt fine that first day with no swelling ... pain. She drained my bag and said she would come back in 15 min to take the catheter out. After 15 min ...
 

Stomach pain, sore esophagus, pain on swallowing, belching. Heart catheterization done. Treatment?

-8 hours after heart cath. Any suggestions as to what is causing upper GI pain? ...I am having upper stomach pain immediatly after heart catherization. Esophagus is very sore. Pain ...
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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 ...
 

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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 removal of port-a-cath done with a local anesthetic?

I am having my port a XXXXXXX removed Friday. I am having the procedure in the doctor's office using a local anesthetic . Is this a fairly easy procedure and having it done with a local anesthetic a standard procedure?
 

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? ...
 

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 ...
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Have swelling over left clavicle that only appears when i am stressed or in pain. What are possible reasons? I had heart cath and have no blockages.
the swelling is actually an inflammatory marker. It can be due to the causes of rheumatic condition. To give more appropriate advice, I would need a more detailed information on the left clavicular pain. The possibility is that the uric acid may be high, this may be a rheumatoid arthritis, or any other rheumatoid condition. Possibilities are many. These can be narrowed down with accurate history.
 
I have had a heart cath done with clear results still have chest pain. Prinzemetalangina is my bet. No insurance to see cardio. Will gp subscribe ccb?
Hi..your gp can proscribe ccb...but it's better to get a cardiologist opinion.....wish you a good health ...
 
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
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