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How Does An Aneurysm Affect The Body
Yes, they both can: Both tumors and aneurysms can cause focal neurologic symptoms and deficits, such as one sided numbness, weakness; imbalance; speech and/or language difficulties; visual impairment (including double vision). However, unilateral numbness (depending on time course and exact distribution) could be related to blood flow issues (stroke) or demyelination in the brain (ms), or, spinal cord. ...Read more
Cerebral aneurysm: Cerebral aneurysm can cause pressure phenomena if it is large enough on adjacent neurons. Which ones depends on where the aneurysm is. If the aneurysm ruptures it will cause ischemia and other forms of damage to the cells in the area. Again which cells are harmed depends on where the aneurysm is and whether it ruptures or causes other problems. ...Read more
I am concerned about aneurysms in any part of my body as well as cancer, will a full body MRI rule out these conditions?
MRI : These full body scans are usually more problems than good. They typically find incidental finding which create more tests and neurosis. When thrusts norm they lull the patient into a false sense of security . Get a careful exam based on risk factors to see what you need. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does your body go thru withdrawal(neurological)after stopping plavix (clopidogrel)? How do I know if I have to go back on it(coiled aneurysm)
Different problem.: One does not feel abnormal upon stopping plavix (clopidogrel). However, were one to discontinue Plavix (clopidogrel) prematurely, the risk is of thrombosis and its consequences (for example, stent occlusion when Plavix (clopidogrel) is used for its antiplatelet effects following deployment of a drug-eluting stent). ...Read more
I was straining my upper body very hard and now I have an intermittent pain in my forehead. Could it be ruptured aneurysm? It was about 1 hr ago.
Can high blood pressure cause brain aneurysms to form? How bad is chronic anger for the brain and body?
Just got married. Have anxiety usually but suddenly upper body and head have ha burning sensation. Lasting a day. Scared of brain aneurysm. ?
I have a brain aneurysm. What are the chances that I have another one somewhere else in my body like an abdominal aortic aneurysm?
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