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brain aneurysm embolization

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
Depends: If ruptured or not. If not ruptured may have a headache up to one week or so. Very small risk of hydrocephalus or delayed stroke. May have discomfort ... Read More
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Dr. David Benglis
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Aneurysm coil: Coil embolization has inherent risks as does open surgery. Consult a place with access to both so as to get the best non biased approach to a particu ... Read More
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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Rare side effects: You can have problems in three different areas after an embolization procedure: 1. The groin site where you gained access. 2. The arteries all the ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Response: Concussions do NOT cause brain aneurysms, and unless you have family hx of vascular malformations, signs of polycystic kidney disease, or abnormalitie ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YOU MAY HAVE : Another cause for headaches other than the aneurysm. You need to see your doctor for proper diagnosis please.
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Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Have it evaluated: It is certainly possible that some of the headaches may be related to surgical healing. However, there are well known long term sequelae from brain an ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Crikey, Juan!: Exercising doesn't cause brain aneurysms. NOT exercising also doesn't cause brain aneurysms. Sedentary people are MORE likely to get "c ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
14 years experience Neurology
Options: If your aneurysm is 8 mm, that is fairly large. One treatment option is surgery ("clipping"). Another option may involve putting a catheter into one o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Need more than that: Cerebral aneurysm is a serious life threatening condition , if event happens (if it reputes) less than 50% will survive, out of them again less than ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irina Vasilyeva
39 years experience Radiology
Mostly hereditary.: Nobody knows for sure, but mostly hereditary factors. Connected to polycystic kidney disease.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. D J
Dr. D J answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: An aneurysm can cause a change in personality if it leaks or puts pressure on nearby brain tissue in the frontal lobes. It should be treated since it ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Masson
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Evaluation: The only way to know is to be evaluated for it with an MRI or angiogram. We do not screen people unless they are at. High risk with a strong family h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Aneurysms are rare singing is common! no specific relationship.

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