Replacement pacemaker

I had a replacement pacemaker a fortnight ago and had a very calcified removal. Developed a hematoma and  now have a very swollen site. Should I worry? 



by Gemita - 2019-12-22 07:55:18

Hello TraceyLatham,

In my opinion, with a very swollen site, you should be concerned and should seek advice as soon as possible (if you haven't already done so?).  

Although a hematoma may be common following trauma to our delicate blood vessels, veins, arteries, any unusual swelling (or spreading of bruising) may be evidence of continued bleeding and this may need to be stopped.  For this reason it is important to seek early help to avoid potential complications and to ensure that you remain safe.

Good luck

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