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Had an angioplasty procedure. Can that lead to pain in rib cage? Cause of blockage of LDA?

my husband had an angioplasty procedure aprox. 3 weeks ago. Shortly after that he has had pain on his left front rib cage area under his nipple of his left breast . The veins from that area are very tight and prominent. What can be causing this? The Angioplasty showed he has 35% blockage of the LDA and did not require stinting.
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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problem is not related to heart , so relax as blockage is also mild only
its common to have pain in nipple area on left side after angiogram or angioplaty but more of it psychological rather then actually related to heart related issue
simple analgesic for few days will sufficient
take care
Answered: Wed, 24 Oct 2012
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