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Is it possible thata brain aneurysm and could burst one day?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Interventional Radiology 33 years experience
Depends: On size of aneurysm and shape also. Smoking, high blood pressure, and straining increase risk of rupture. Talk to your neurosurgeon to get a follow up plan and discuss rupture risk. If it bleeds you can die. Aneurysms can be treated with coils or surgical clip.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2012

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