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leaking abdominal aortic aneurysm symptoms

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Uncertain: Typically patient should have abdominal or back pain for months to years however one can be completely asymtomatic and have sudden pain in abdomen and ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Wyffels
Specializes in Critical Care
Varies - get fixed!: Symptoms can include back pain, abdominal pain from the streching and pressure inside the aneurysm to surrounding tissues, "blue toe" syndrome ( prega ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
None: An abdominal aortic aneurysm is usually silent and has no symptoms until it is beginning to expand or rupture. If you have a family history or are a h ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Aneurysm symptom: It is usually detected by examination of the abdomen and auscultation: we can feel the size manually and hear the murmur of the circulation in an enla ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
AAA 10cm: Not heard of 10cm, must be a very lucky person to be alive till then, as surgery is indicated when it reaches above 4.5cm diameter.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Silent until rupture: Aaas are typically silent- no signs or symptoms until it starts to rupture. If you are thin and have a large aneurysm you may see it pulsating above t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Varies greatly: AAA symptoms may be acute or chronic and ranges from progressive decline of organ system functions such muscle pain/atrophy, kidney dysfunction to sud ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
AAA.: It would be unusual to have an AAA at your age, unless you have some underlying medical condition that would make you more likely to have one at your ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Pretty low: Unless he/she has a congenital malformation or predisposition for aneurysm formation. Abdominal aortic aneurysms, in general, is caused by atheroscle ... Read More

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