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Any symptoms of aneurysm?

Any symptoms of aneurysm?

Depends: Stable aneurysms (small and not growing) usually have no symptoms ... Large or growing aneurysms, or those about to rupture usually cause pain (abdomen and/or back) and problems with organs that have had their artery branches from the aorta closed off (e.g. Intestines, kidneys, legs, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

An aneurysm is an abnormally dilated blood vessel, usually defined as a diameter 2x normal or larger. As weakened vessels get larger, there is risk of potential ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of an aneurysm?

What are the symptoms of an aneurysm?

Aneurysm: read this: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/arm/

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What should I do if I have symptoms of an aneurysm?

What should I do if I have symptoms of an aneurysm?

Call 911: Call 911 as these are life threatening emergencies. Which type of aneurysm? Abdominal aortic aneurysm - see GI surgeon. Cerebral aneurysm - see neurosurgeon. What symptoms? Aneurysms are usually asymptomatic until they burst, which may lead to death in a very short time. ...Read more

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Can aneurysm symptoms last for.Days to weeks or does it happen suddenly one time?

Can aneurysm symptoms last for.Days to weeks or does it happen suddenly one time?

Yes: Depends were the aneurysm is located and how big. It may also rupture spontaneously without person reporting any symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a chest aneurysm?

What are the symptoms of a chest aneurysm?

May be none: As expands may give chest wall discomfort. With internal tear, will cause lightening like pain. Can embolize thrombus rarely. May be found on x-ray, ct scan, MRI etc and be unsuspected. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an unruptured brain or aneurysm?

Cerebral aneurysm: The only symptom is usually headache unless the size of the unruptured aneurysm causes pressure phenomena against adjacent structures. Most of these aneurysms are without symptoms until they begin to cause trouble. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a popliteal aneurysm?

Mass behind the knee: These can be from none to pain when walking or at rest in the lower leg. The most common finding will be a pulsatilla mass behind the knee. ...Read more

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What are symptoms right before a potential stroke or an aneurysm?

What are symptoms right before a potential stroke or an aneurysm?

Stroke association: Aha and stroke call attention to f. Ace a. Arm s speech time call 911 and get to hospital to be evaluated. Aneurysm more with headache and collapse! but can be stroke like. ...Read more

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Thoriac aneurysm symptoms ? Can teens have them, teens who exercise regurarly

Yes: Rare in teens many are not symptomatic early. When symptoms occur it is usually chest pain of substantial degree with expansion or leakage. ...Read more

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How can doctors know if my aortic anurism is growing ? Is there any symptoms I should look for?

How can doctors know if my aortic anurism is growing ? Is there any symptoms I should look for?

Merits monitoring.: Monitoring of an aortic aneurysm entails a history and physical exam with special attention to blood pressure control, echocardiography to image the ascending aortic dimension and ct scan of the aorta, preferably to perform volumetric assessment of aortic dimensions with yearly comparisons to determine whether or not the aneurysm is enlarging. Some cardiovascular surgeons specialize in this. ...Read more

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What if any would be the symptoms if your splenic aneurysm is growing? Is it a slow or fast growing condition?

What if any would be the symptoms if your splenic aneurysm is growing? Is it a slow or fast growing condition?

Often nothing: ill defined upper abdominal pain can be caused by splenic aneurysms but most are asymptomatic. Also most splenic aneurysms don't grow and we are rethinking when to treat them At present the indications are size>2 cm, patients with liver disease or a woman who can become pregnant. Best way to follow is ultrasound or CT scan. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

What are symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

Often there are none: Over 75% of aortic aneurysms are found while tests are performed for another reason. Other aneurysms are found after a thoughtful physical exam raises a suspicion for AAA and a subsequent ultrasound identifies the problem. Screening exam programs are very effective, non-invasive, and inexpensive. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of aortic aneurysm?

What are the symptoms of aortic aneurysm?

Depends: You may not have any symptoms from an aneurysm until it is too late. If you have a family history or even a suspicion of having an aneurysm it is worth having this checked. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

What are the symptoms of an aortic aneurysm?

Typically non: Most of them are asymptomatic. Abdominal aortic aneurysm can cause mid abdominal and back pain sometimes. Severe pain and fever if infected. Unusually emboli or clots to legs and ischemia. Thoracic aortic aneurysm may cause back pain, or compression on structure like esophagous(difficulty swallowing), trachea or bronchus( difficulty breathing) or nerves like recurrent laryngeal nerve( horesness). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of brain aneurysm?

What are symptoms of brain aneurysm?

Worst headache : Unfortunately, the most common symptom of aneurysms in the brain is when they rupture, which is often life threatening. Certain aneurysms can cause eye pain, for example, prior to rupture which can bring them to your attention sooner. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm?

What are the symptoms of brain aneurysm?

Cerebral aneurysm : Cerebral aneurysm can lead to a sudden and unusually severe headache, nausea, vision impairment, vomiting, and loss of consciousness, or it can be asymptomatic. Ruptured aneurysm lead to severe headache, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness and headache. It can also cause stroke like weakness and sometimes seizures. ...Read more

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