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An aneurysm is a condition where there is weakness in the wall of a blood vessel. A clot can form in the vessel as the vessel widens or expands. An artery with an aneurysm can rupture if very weakened.
Floppy septum: The atrial septum devides the right atrium (upper heart chamber) from the left. During developement in the womb, there is a large opening in this wall which closes soon after birth. The closure can be floppy or redundent, and may be referred to as aneurysm. This is benign and not the type of aneurysm that needs repair or is at risk to rupture. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very different: An aneurysm is an enlargement or dilitation of a blood vessel. This is the result of weakening in the wall of the artery. The flow of blood through the aneurysmal vessel usually remains normal. A blood clot is coagulated blood inside the artery...This impedes blood flow and usually leads to symptoms of ischemia in the part of the body the artery supplies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suddenly get very tired, like can barely keep eyes open, although i've had plenty of sleep. Could this be aneurysm symptom?
No: Sounds more like your blood suger is dropping you need to see your internist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Stable aneurysms (small and not growing) usually have no symptoms ... Large or growing aneurysms, or those about to rupture usually cause pain and problems with organs that have had their artery branches from the aorta closed off (e.g. Intestines, kidneys, legs, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes for pain: Pain (depending on the location-- head, chest, stomach) has different causes. Intermittent sharp pains are more consistent with a local process that irritates the nerve. This is usually due to muscles. If you have concerns about the pains, or if you have other risk factors for aneurysm (family history or are a smoker), then you should make an appointment with your doctor to get it checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dilated aorta: Approx. 75% of aortic aneurysms are infrarenal. If the diameter of the aneurysm increases >= 0.5 cm/6mo. Period, early intervention advised. Once the aneurysm is 5cm or about twice the diameter of the non involved aorta, elective repair is advised. If 4cm dia and enlarging, repair advised to lower risk of death from exanguinating rupture. See your cardiovascular surgeon or vascular surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
X-ray: Well sometimes it can be palpated if it is in the abdomen. Or in some cases and abnormal pulsation can even be visualized. Xrays, especially a ct scan will visualize and confirm it. An ultrasound would also demonstrate the aneurysm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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