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Is bruising in the periumbilical area a common sign of a leaking aortic aneurysm?

Is bruising in the periumbilical area a common sign of a leaking aortic aneurysm?

Very Late sign: Since the abdominal aorta is in the retroperitoneum, bleeding most often occurs into the space near the kidneys. Early symptoms are abdominal, back or flank pain. It is more common to have bruising of the flanks (grey turner's sign). It is possible for the blood to track all the way up to the umbilicus, but this would be a pretty late sign. Hopefully you would be in the or by then! ...Read more

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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Ecchymoses (Definition)

Ecchymoses are bruises. Bruises are purple or red collections of blood under the skin that appear after blood vessels in the skin break, causing the blood to spread through the tissues ...Read more


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Is having a leaking aortic valve related to an aortic aneurysm?

Is having a leaking aortic valve related to an aortic aneurysm?

Sometimes: Thoracic aortic enlargement and aneurysm can dilate the aortic valve annulus and leakage can occur. Also with aortic valvular stenosis, post stenotic dilation can occur. Abdominal aneurysms are not usually related to valve issues. ...Read more

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Can you feel blood leaking in your brain? What are the symptoms of a leaking aneurysm?

Can you feel blood leaking in your brain? What are the symptoms of a leaking aneurysm?

Worse headache: Of your life classically accompanied with new neurologic defects SAH ...Read more

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How soon after brain aneurysm "leak" will it re-bleed? Possible to re-bleed mos/yrs later? I.E. Had bad ha 2wks straight, then they stopped. Leak?

How soon after brain aneurysm "leak" will it re-bleed? Possible to re-bleed mos/yrs later? I.E. Had bad ha 2wks straight, then they stopped. Leak?

Possibly: Aneurysms can have a "sentinel" rupture where they leak some blood prior to sah. It is best to be evaluated immediately in the er if this is the case as the aneurysm could rupture anytime after this point. ...Read more

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How big of an injury would cause venous leak? I hit the area but there was no bruising or swelling. I was able to get full erection within an hour

How big of an injury would cause venous leak? I hit the area but there was no bruising or swelling. I was able to get full erection within an hour

Very big: With your question as written you should be fine, as there is not any bruising, swelling and your function is now normal with regards to blood flow and erections. Good luck. ...Read more

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How big of an injury to a flaccid penis could cause a venous leak? If you hit the area but no bruising occurred after does that mean no injury?

How big of an injury to a flaccid penis could cause a venous leak?  If you hit the area but no bruising occurred after does that mean no injury?

Here are some ...: Did you ask the same Q, which was answered before? Nonetheless, I would repeat: What you described indicates you didn't get an injury leading to venous leakage, which is usually referred to a rare cause for ED by inborn valve defect of penile veins resulting in insufficiency to shut off the blood outflow so to maintain penile engorgement and rigidity for sexual intercourse or masturbation. So, no. ...Read more

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How big an injury to flaccid penis would create a venous leak. Had no bruising, got a full erection within hour after. ?

How big an injury to flaccid penis would create a venous leak. Had no bruising, got a full erection within hour after.  ?

No injury: Injuries don't cause venous leak. Most commonly, insufficient arterial inflow decreases penile blood pressure and pressing down on venous supply--thereby in sufficiently compressing dorsal vein. See a sexual medicine specialist who performs penile ultrasound. ...Read more

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How big an injury to flaccid penis would create venous leak. I hit the area, had no bruising after and got full erection shortly after?

How big an injury to flaccid penis would create venous leak.  I hit the area, had no bruising after and got full erection shortly after?

Unlikely: Damage to the vascular organ of the penis is rare in the setting of a flaccid penis. If you have an erection that does not go down, then you should go see a doctor for examination. ...Read more

Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Aneurysm (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more