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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: You should consult a cardiologist and also consider getting tested for genetic disorders like Marfan syndrome.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Stress test: Diagnosis of these conditions is. Done by other methods such. As auscultation, xray or ultrasound but a stress test may give a clue of there presence ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Same process - the usual cause is atherosclerosis although there are rarer genetic causes too.
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: They are part of the same process -- if you end up having the aortic aneurysm repaired, it is likely that your vascular surgeon will also fix the ilia ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
None proven: None proven. Keeping blood pressure and cholestetol well controlled be it with healthy life style and/ or medications helps. Quitting smoking decr ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
Depends on Size: Aortic aneurysms less than 5 CM in size can be observed if asymptomatic. The best treatment for symptomatic aortic aneurysms and any aortic aneurysm o ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Gerndt
32 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hospitalization: Acute dissection of an aortic aneurysm in the chest requires emergency care. There are different types, but dissection of an ascending aortic aneurys ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery: There is only one curative treatment - emergency surgery!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
There : There is nothing your grandfather can do to reverse the aneurysm, but there are "natural" things he can do to help prevent it from rupturing, a deadly ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Aneurysm : unfortunately an aneurysm cannot reduce its size. At best, it may stop growing in cases of strict blood pressure control. An ultrasound may miss it if ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Medical advice: Is same regardless of insurance status. I thought ma had universal coverage. Ask his thoracic or vascular surgeon what the options are, whether it i ... Read More

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