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What causes pain post a cardiac cath procedure?

I had a cardiac cath 4 days ago through the groin. I had no pain the day afterwards, but have been experiencing moderate pain at the site that is worse in the evening after I have been on my feet all day. Is this normal? There is no swelling, fever, sign of infection or numbness, just an acorn sized lump where I assume the collagen plug is, and bruising on my inner thigh on that side.
Fri, 23 Nov 2018
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Hello,

After going through your medical query I understand your concern and I would like to tell you that generally, puncture site heals completely in 4-5 days.

But if any redness/bruising is there then kindly visit a physician personally for physical evaluation for proper management.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Bhanu Partap, Cardiologist
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