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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I had a catheter ablation done and i have had two larger bruises appear.

Is there any Cardiac Nurses out there? i had a catheter ablation done on friday.? i expected the bruise i got from where the local went in but when my daughter accidentally kicked below the bruise i have had two larger bruises appear and part of my leg has swollen. should i be worried ?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Worry if you develop severe pain, even more swelling, and especially loss of pulses in your ankles, and tops of your feet. I f you can move your leg, foot and toes, no pain at rest, and your foot and toes are warm to the touch, your probably good to go. You're generally back to your normal status with in 24 hours.
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