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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
None: Usually none unless it leaks or bursts and then it's very painful, there is large possibly pulsating lump, and, in the worst case, your blood pressure ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Risk of rupture: Aneurysm is an abnormal dilatation of a blood vessel and may result in rupture of blood vessel, in this case femoral artery, with bleeding into surrou ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Harris
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Abnormal swelling: There are 2 basic types of femoral aneurysms- pseudoaneurysms- frequently caused by angiograms, and true aneurysms. Pseudoaneurysm treatment depends ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Enlarged blood vesse: Most often associated with trauma e.g. drug injection,secondary to cardiac catheterization when the femoral artery is used
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes. about an hour.: Femoral aneurysms are best treated with an open or surgical approach. The procedure is straightforward and takes about an hour. Most patients go h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
See your doctor: If you can see the blood vessel just under the skin, it's not in any way related to the femoral vessels. Your doctor should be able to get a better id ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Go and check it out: If the vein or the artery or any thing else should be checked as soon as possible.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Claudication: Which means cram like pains in the calves with walking which gets better with rest and returns with walking. The distance of walking that brings out t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
This is entirely: dependent on the thickness of the fat between the skin and the neuromuscular bundle. Obviously there is a dependance on age as well. A baby's artery w ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Depends on the size and weight of the person. I would say, on average, about 8-15 mm. Obese people: could be 40 mm. Very thin people, maybe only 5 mm ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Yes: This would be extremely rare, particularly if the artery had not been instrumented in some way (surgery or angiography). If you are concerned you may ... Read More

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