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How Do You Know If You Have A Brain Aneurysm
Can someone explain the importance and reason for needing to take aspirin when you have a brain aneurysm?
Correct information?: This concerns me a lot. If you possess an un-ruptured brain aneurysm, why are you taking aspirin? As if it were to rupture, you would have a tougher time stopping the bleeding, which would increase your mortality risk. I highly recommend a second opinion to get this clarified, as you do not list any rationale for use of aspirin. ...Read more
You may not: A simple stable aneurysm of a cerebral artery can have no symptoms at all the rupture causing a " thunder clap" inyou head followed by intense headache and changes in consciousness. Occ siezures may occur and vomiting. If you are having frequent heaaches or trusl suspect something see a neurologist get a cat of the brain or cerebral angio depending on the neurologist. ...Read more
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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