Ouch! 6 Types of Pain You Might Experience When Getting a Stent

Is getting a stent painful? Some parts of the procedure may be less than pleasant, but knowing what to expect can help you be prepared. This eMedTV slideshow describes 6 types of pain you might experience when getting a stent.

Ouch! 6 Types of Pain You Might Experience When Getting a Stent
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Getting the IV

Let's face it, nobody likes getting an IV put in their arm or hand. You're at the mercy of the nurse, who may or may not get it right on the first try. But the pain is very temporary, and you'll need that IV in place to receive the sedatives that will take a definite edge off any anxiety you may be experiencing.

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