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Are Narcotics Dangerous If You Have A Brain Aneurysm
A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more
I have a brain aneurysm, 2.9 mm in diameter, i'm 24 now (the results are old 3 years). Is it dangerous, should I do an occasional MRI now and then?
How dangerous is this. 1200 mg motrin, 150mg plavix, and 7200mg flax seed oil daily after coils&stent put in brain aneurysm?
Risk and benefits: Placement of stents in the brain vessels is tricky- we have to balance the tendency to form clot in the stent that can lead to strokes and the risk of bleeding from drugs like Plavix that we give you to counteract this tendency. Without knowing more about your specific situation i would recommend to discuss this with the doctor who performed the procedure and follow the instructions exactly! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't worry: There are approximately 30,000 people per year (in the US) who suffer hemorrhage from a ruptured brain aneurysm. From a general population standpoint, this can be considered a rare event. If you have a strong family history of brain aneurysms you should see a physician and perhaps be screened with an MRI of the brain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain vessel scan: You might be asking because of a family history. Most brain aneurysms are discovered after they have either ruptured or become large enough to push on important brain structures. Oftentimes, brain vessel scans, (cta, mra or catheter angiography) may show an aneurysm. Most aneurysms discovered by accident don't need treatment. Mra would be recommended for screening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually asymptomatic: Brain aneurysms are usually asymptomatic. Autopsy studies suggest up to 10% of the population may have an unruptured brain aneurysm. These usually come to light when a patient presents with a devastating bleed and "the worst headache of their life".Routine screening(brain mri/mra) is not done unless there is a family history of brain aneurysms.Detailed doctor's exam may find some hints of aneurysm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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