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what does a brain aneurysm feel like

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Very slowly: At most 1-2 mm a year. Will be the interval change. See other posts. You need a specialist neurosurgeon that specialzes in aneurysms to see yu.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Weakness in artery: An aneurysm grows because of weakness in the muscle in an artery's wall. Smoking, uncontrolled high blood pressure and some genetic diseases can incr ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Brain aneurysm. : Totally unpredictable. No one knows how long it might take for the aneurysm to rupture.
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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Unclear: Since we do not routinely scan people with MRI and ct scans of the head, aneurysm growth is a tough thing to measure. If an aneurysm is growing, it i ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Brain aneurysm: If brain anuerysm grows it could cause headache, pressure effects on brain tissue leads to strokes, epilepsy, rupture could cause big hemorragic strok ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See: Brainaneurysm.Com and talk to your neurosurgeon.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Very different: A brain aneurysm is a ballooning of an artery. A stroke is when there is poor circulation to part of the brain. Aneurysm may not be symptomatic. Strok ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Marra
28 years experience Radiology
Yes: Aneurysms often form in an area of focal weakness of the vessel wall, most commonly at a bifurcation of 2 vessel branches. Some people are more prone ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No it does not: Typically neither a brain aneurysm or neurologic ( brain) surgery affect the immune system. Someone who has a complicated brain surgery and has a rela ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Aneurisms are thought to originate from weak areas in blood vessels that are present for an undetermined period of time. Some become symptomatic in ki ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Watridge
45 years experience Neurosurgery
Unsure: About 20% of patients with one aneurysm have another. Aneurysms less than 7 mm in size are noted to have a low like hood of. Becoming symptomatic.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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MRA / Cerebral Angio: A diagnostic test is necessary. The least invasive would be the MRA if there are any questions the a Full Cerebral Angiogram is indicated

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