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Can you fly with an aneurysm

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Surgical parameters: once the aneurysm reaches a diameter of 5.5 cm, surgical correction is mandatory, Use compression socks, walk around airplane and tretch/flex your lo... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Aneurysm: It wouldn't be my first choice of things to do if i had a thoracic aneurysm, especially one over 4.5cm diameter.
Dr. Timothy Wu
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
It's OK to fly: There's nothing about flying that will adversely affect your thoracic aortic aneurysm. You should have it evaluated by a vascular surgeon, depending ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
Vascular Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: There is no clear evidence that a pressurized airplane cabin is of any detriment to thoracic aneurysms.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Sure: It would be ok as long as it is not very large more than 6 cm and you don't have sudden changes in blood pressure.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
You should be ok: Now to fly and the pressure and flow should be about normal now. The risk of flying would have been the surgery itself, but you are well healed now.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Yes: Normal is up to 3.6 cm. Her 3.9 aa is very small. Get it checked annually. Bon voyage!
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 38 years experience
I am too.: Are you sure of the units you are using? Don't know any physician that would allow someone out of their sight, let alone office with an aneurysm with... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Depends: What part of your aorta? What size? Do you have Marfan's, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, annulo-aortic ectasia, or family hx of aortic aneurysm or sudden or ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Toloza
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
Depends: Stable aneurysms (small and not growing) usually have no symptoms ... Large or growing aneurysms, or those about to rupture usually cause pain (abdome... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Not Mendelian: Not hereditary in the mendelian sense. Some families have higher incidence of aneurysms. Cofactors such as hypertension, diet and smoking habits may ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Toloza
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
Yes, if: If getting bigger or starting to rupture, can feel pain ... If branches to your intestines, kidneys, or legs, then can get symptoms related to those a... Read More