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Posted by: minimoe | 2004/11/18

Angeogram

Hametoma(excuse spelling) I recently had an angeogram where a
balloon was pushed through the heart which did not work as the artery is too narrow,at the same time a stent was placed in the artery to R/ kidney to increase bloodflow as artery was narrowed.Every thing was fine until 3 days later I developed a hametoma (clot) the size of a tennis ball the groin. it has not gotten any smaller is painfull and tender on touch. I am diabetic and had a Heart bypass 6 yrs ago what can I do about the clot

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Minimoe, the best you can do is to leave the haematoma alone and make sure that it doesn’t become infected. If it if it increases in size or becomes red and/or hot, the best would be to see your doctor ASAP. Good luck.

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