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Basal Tip Aneurysm
What to do if I'm 31 and I just found out that I have an aneurysm on my aorta. What to do if I'm very scared. does anyone have any info that they can share with me?
Aneurysm: It really does depend on the size of the aneurysm and where it is. If it is >5.5cm and in the abdomen, one should seek treatment and repair. If it is less than that and in the abdomen, carrying on with daily activities is fine, but i would recommend being prudent of those activities. ...Read more
Risk factors: True aneurysm are generally idiopathic or has no true risk factor cause relationship but they have risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking , bicuspid aortic valve, atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease and coronary artery disease, patients with marfan syndrome and ehler danlos syndrome type 4 are at high risk. In some cases infection of the artery can cause it. ...Read more