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Can falling cause an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Can falling cause an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

No: Trauma such as falling does not cause aaas. They typically form slowly over time due to inflammation in the wall of the aorta. Risk factors are age >65, smoking, male gender and a family history. Interestingly high speed motor vehicle accidents can cause a tear in the thoracic aorta. These are called dissections. ...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 can cause sudden rupture in brain aneurysm?

What can cause sudden rupture in brain aneurysm?

High blood pressure: Although brain aneurysms can rupture spontaneously, high blood pressure increases the chances of rupture. People with known cerebral aneurysms, especially at a young age (19), should consult a brain surgeon. ...Read more

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Can head trauma cause seizures and/or hallucinations?

Can head trauma cause seizures and/or hallucinations?

Yes, it can: Head trauma can cause a host of problems both immediately and long-term. Some injuries are more obvious -- like skull fractures, gunshot wounds, etc. Others, like closed head injuries or concussions, are less obvious but suffering is still present. One needs a good neurologist and neuropsychiatrist to help with such situations. Medications can be tricky, and behavioral management's needed too. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause sudden diffuse hair fall?

Can pcos cause sudden diffuse hair fall?

Not sudden: PCOS can definitely be linked to hair loss but it is usually chronic and slow. If you had sudden hair loss then it could be from something else. A dermatologist is probably the best doctor to see for this. Have your thyroid checked too ...Read more

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Can lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

Can lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

Not usually: Hair loss in lupus is usually due to the discoid lesions on the scalp. Sudden, widespread hair loss with a normal-looking scalp is usually telogen effluvium and recovery is usual. ...Read more

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Cause of death: subdural haematoma, fall exasperated by anticoagulants. Father fell - brain bleeding caused brain squashing = death Explain please?

Cause of death: subdural haematoma, fall exasperated by anticoagulants. Father fell - brain bleeding caused brain squashing = death  Explain please?

It pushes on brain: A subdural hematoma, as a result of a head injury, is a collection of blood between the covering of the brain and the surface of the brain. The bleeding after an injury fills the brain area very rapidly, compressing the brain with the pressure from the enlarging glob of blood (the hematoma). Our brains do not tolerate compression, which stops some of the normal brain functions, and then we die. ...Read more

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Cerebral aneurysm thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of?

Cerebral aneurysm thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of?

Hemorrhage: A cerebral aneurysm that leaks or ruptures can lead to intracranial bleeding (hemorrhage). ...Read more

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Can systemetic lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

Can systemetic lupus cause sudden severe hair fall?

A Hairy Problem: Yes. A lupus diagnosis often involves many physical changes, including hair loss, which is a common side effect of lupus & the medications used to treat it. Recent severe illness, a thyroid problem,certain nutritional deficiencies, your genetic makeup & other specific skin diseases of the scalp can also cause hair loss. It's important to work with your doctor to figure out how to minimize it. ...Read more

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Do embolic strokes cause severe head aches?

Do embolic strokes cause severe head aches?

Possible but: Usually a other symptoms would be evident as well. An isolated headache would be unusal. ...Read more

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Why does subdural hemorrhage cause headaches?

Why does subdural hemorrhage cause headaches?

Increased pressure: When a subdural hemorrhage occurs, the blood flows and first puts pressure on the soft tissues of the brain until they are fully compressed. The blood pressure then fills the dura mater, the tough sac that surrounds the brain. We think it is actually this stretching that is causing the headache. The pressure on the brain tissues causes the damage. ...Read more

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Thoracic aortic aneurysm , can you slow it down, and can it cause dizzies or dizzy spells ?

Thoracic aortic aneurysm , can you slow it down, and can it cause dizzies or dizzy spells ?

Sometimes.: Probably the most important thing is controlling hypertension in patients with thoracic aortic aneurysm. Beta blockers are often helpful. However, there are many other causes, such as connective tissue disease, and even infections and inflammatory diseases which can cause taa. It is conceivable that a taa could contribute to dizziness if the great vessels are involved, but unlikely. ...Read more

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Can concussions cause a brain aneurysm??

Can concussions cause a brain aneurysm??

NO POSSIBILITY: Concussions NEVER cause brain aneurysms. Where did this idea originate? ...Read more

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Can throwing up cause brain hemorrhage?

Usually the reverse: A person with an expanding hemorrhage deep in the brain will first feel nauseated, then throw up, then maybe die of the hemorrhage. The family may think the person's hemorrhage was caused by throwing up. Occasionally a berry aneurysm ruptures during delivery of a baby, but the straining of common vomiting is much less and would be unlikely to rupture anything. If you have a loss, i'm sorry. ...Read more

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What conditions cause constant downbeat nystagmus? Brain herniation & tonsillar descent on brain & IAC MR dizzy headaches pressure induced symptoms

What conditions cause constant downbeat nystagmus? Brain herniation & tonsillar descent  on brain & IAC MR dizzy headaches pressure induced symptoms

Disturbing signs...: What you are describing are symptoms and signs of increased intracranial pressure from brain tumor or intracranial hypotension from spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak or Chiari Malformation. In other words, could be a lot of different things. You need to see a Neurosurgeon as the findings on your MRI are serious and may need surgery. Go and get a good and thorough and consultation. ...Read more

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Can a tumor rupture artery and cause death from hemoptysis?

Can a tumor rupture artery and cause death from hemoptysis?

Yes: If the tumor and artery are in the lungs this can happen. The blood can clog the bronchus (air tube) and it can be so much the person literally drowns in their own blood. As gruesome as it sounds, sometimes this is a blessing for someone suffering from lung cancer. It's quick. ...Read more

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Can old head injury cause migraines?

Can old head injury cause migraines?

Yes: Post concussive migraine. Of course there are other things that can contribute to activation of the Trigeminal Vascular System triggering migraine. High blood pressure can cause headaches. There are many types and causes of headache. ...Read more

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What ca cause an unruptured brain aneurysm?

What ca cause an unruptured brain aneurysm?

Cerebral aneurysm: read this: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/cerebral_aneurysm/detail_cerebral_aneurysms.htm

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