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Doctor insights on: Is It Possible Thata Brain Aneurysm And Could Burst One Day

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Brain Aneurysm (Definition)

Brain aneurysm is a medical condition in which there is an outpouching of the wall of the blood vessel that supplies the brain. The most serious consequence of this outpouching is that the wall is weakened and can rupture, leading to massive ...Read more


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Have to wait months for brain CT angio & surgery for brain aneurysm (8mm) if i rest more will it reduce it bursting? Plus take valium, thanks

Aneurysm: If you are actively exercising and having stress, your blood pressure will physiologically rise. Higher blood pressure especially pulse pressure increases radial wall stress in blood vessels. This can increase your chances of rupturing the aneurysm. While you needn't become a vegetable, neither should you be exercising vigorously or experiencing lots of stress. ...Read more

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If i had a brain aneurysm that burst 3 days ago & did not seek treatment, could i be feeling quite a bit better now?

If i had a brain aneurysm that burst 3 days ago & did not seek treatment, could i be feeling quite a bit better now?

Unlikely: Do not worry, as you have not experienced a ruptured aneurysm, but if you have started to experience new headaches at age 62, you need medical attention to discern etiology, as there may indeed be risk for future problems. ...Read more

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I have a brain aneurysm 8ml, i'm terrified. I am afraid of surgery and afraid it may also burst anytime. I don't have bloodpressure, don't smoke?

I have a brain aneurysm 8ml, i'm terrified. I am afraid of surgery and afraid it may also burst anytime. I don't have bloodpressure, don't smoke?

Aneurysm: Certainly, an aneurysm can be terrifying. An 8mm aneurysm is large and should be treated at your age. It may be able to be treated endoscopically by placing little coils into it through a catheter threaded up through your groin. The other alternative is surgery which is what i do. It depends on the position of the aneurysm.. Discuss this with an endovascular neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have a brain aneurysm rupture and die one day?

Is it possible that I have a brain aneurysm rupture and die one day?

Technically, yes.: But you're more likely to get in a car wreck, so wear your seatbelt! and the most common cause of brain aneurysms is smoking, so don't smoke! ...Read more

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How likely or rare is it that I have a brain aneurysm and will randomly die one day?

How likely or rare is it that I have a brain aneurysm and will randomly die one day?

Don't worry: There are approximately 30,000 people per year (in the US) who suffer hemorrhage from a ruptured brain aneurysm. From a general population standpoint, this can be considered a rare event. If you have a strong family history of brain aneurysms you should see a physician and perhaps be screened with an MRI of the brain. ...Read more

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Could hitting head 12 years ago result in unruptured, (but could rupture), brain aneurysm? Would I know by now if I have one if so?

Could hitting head 12 years ago result in unruptured, (but could rupture), brain aneurysm? Would I know by now if I have one if so?

Not related: Head trauma does not cause brain aneurysms, as these are congenital berry aneurysms or caused by uncontrolled chronic hypertension (Charcot-Bouchard). Trauma can cause large extra cranial vascular dissections, but these are acute to subacute. Why do you worry about an aneurysm? Would a Concierge visit with evaluation help? ...Read more

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Seen stats on risk of hving two 1st degree fam with brain aneurysm bt what aboutmy risk having one 2nd and one 3rd deg die frm ba early40's?Pater side

MRA/CTA: If you are so concerned about a cerebral artery aneurysm, just cut to the chase, get a mra /cta brain circle of willis and know for a fact if you do have any aneurysm or not. If you do have one then go see neurosurgeon and see if there is anything that can be done instead of wasting time speculating. ...Read more

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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


Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more