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How much blood do you see as a cardiologist ?

I want to know about this question because I want to become a cardiologist but have a little bit of a problem with blood. A little bit of blood is fine but surgery is ok but not the greatest. #cardiologist #blood


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Jared’s Answer

I am not a cardiologist, so I don't know how much blood you might end up seeing as a cardiologist (although my intuition tells me that you might see quite a lot of it, given that a cardiologist is an expert in the heart, which is of course the great blood-pumping organ of our bodies). Let's see what the doctors on CareerVillage have to say about that...


However, I would like to suggest that if you are squeamish, that doesn't preclude you from a wonderful career in medicine. There are all manner of medical careers that will keep you away from the really gory stuff. Have you considered something like radiology? Perhaps psychiatric medicine?


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KristieCodman2’s Answer

How does a normal day in the radiology field go ? Do they get paid well ?


Hi Kristie, we're super happy you asked another question! But, in order for people to find your follow-up, you should start a new question (by click on "Ask a question", or in your case 2 new questions, e.g., "What is the average salary for a radiologist?" and "What is a normal day in radiology like?" and tag them both with "radiologist" "medicine" and "health-care" so more people can find them easily. J Pan

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Sarah’s Answer

You would encounter alot of blood as a physician regardless of your specialty especially in medical school. More blood of you deal with Trauma ER or surgery.


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