It has been almost year since I have had the heart ablation performed , My question : is it normal to have mild pain in that region after almost a year? The pain isn’t very consentient to just one activity . It appears it is very random.
Does it feel like nerve pain? The artery where they insert the catheters in the groin area are right next to the femoral nerve. It is possible that they irrated or nicked the nerve. After my ablation I had some neuropathy and shooting pain in my upper thigh area. It did go away, and I was told it was the nerve being irrated. I would let your doctor know that you are still having pain in the groin area. It may turn out that it has nothing to do with the ablation, but you never know.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.