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I been having pulsation in my right side of my ribs. I have a right renal aneurysm and an aneurysmal dilation in my liver. Can be related?

I been having pulsation in my right side of my ribs. I have a right renal aneurysm and an aneurysmal dilation in my liver. Can be related?

Here are some ...: The bruit from blood flow turbulence in arterial aneurysm or stenosis may be felt as pulsation but very unlikely from that in the deep seated area like renal and hepatic arteries. The possible issue of linking pulsation in right ribs with renal / hepatic aneurysm should be directed with the Doc who ordered the imaging studies and has taken care of you. Online speculation would not be sure for such ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Do i need to thin out my blood if I have brain aneurysm 8ml? I have stopped cod liver oil + aspirin ijust take two glasses of red wine each night.Than

Do i need to thin out my blood if I have brain aneurysm 8ml? I have stopped cod liver oil + aspirin ijust take two glasses of red wine each night.Than

Thin blood: You do not need to thin out your blood and you should stop aspirin. See your neurosurgeon and get the aneurysm treated. It is reasonably safe today in competent hands you need to take care of it. ...Read more

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Whats the dangers of having gallbladder removed and liver biopsy if I have PFO and intra atrial septal anuerysm?

Whats the dangers of having gallbladder removed and liver biopsy if I have PFO and intra atrial septal anuerysm?

Air in intravenous: You are having a gallbladder removal and liver biopsy. You have a patent foramen ovale (pfo). You biggest risk for the pfo during surgery is an air embolism traveling from the right side to the left side of the body. Talk to your anasthesiologist. He/she will take extra precautions to prevent this. Care also when insufflating the abdomen. ...Read more

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I am concerned about aneurysms in any part of my body as well as cancer, will a full body MRI rule out these conditions?

I am concerned about aneurysms in any part of my body as well as cancer, will a full body MRI rule out these conditions?

No: Do you have a strong family history of cancer or aneurysms? There is no such test as a full body mri, i think you are referring to a total body ct scan. This may identify potential abnormalities such as lung nodules, liver and kidney masses or aneurysms. The great majority of these findings are benign but will lead to increased invasive testing or surgery, which may lead to complications. ...Read more

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I have had 3 brain aneurysms. Are there any kidney type syndroms associated with this?

I have had 3 brain aneurysms. Are there any kidney type syndroms associated with this?

Yes: The most common one is called adult polycystic kidney disease. It causes cysts in the kidneys and other organs like the liver as well as kidneys. A kidney (renal) ultrasound can check for this. ...Read more

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Can chest xray see abd aortic aneurysm?

Can chest xray see abd aortic aneurysm?

No: A cxr generally extends down to the upper abdomen. The stomach and liver can be seen, but vascular structures in the abdomen are difficult to see. ...Read more

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What are the leading causes of aneurysms?

What are the leading causes of aneurysms?

Run in families: Although it is not entirely clear as to what causes aneurysms, there is a definite familial predisposition to their development. If a parent or sibling has or have had an aneurysm, it is important to be checked. This can be done simply and easily with an ultrasound. Contact a vascular surgeon and have the test done at an icavl accredited vascular laboratory. ...Read more

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How long can you live with untreated aneurysm?

How long can you live with untreated aneurysm?

Difficult to say: The risk of complications from aortic aneurysm is variable. Many factors, including size, symptoms, BP management, ..... All influence the likelihood of having a complication. For aneurysms greater than 6 cm in diameter, rupture occurrs at 3.7% per year, rupture or dissection at 6.9% per year, death at 11.8%, and death, rupture, or dissection at 15.6% per year. This risk increases with size. ...Read more

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Can i get an aneurysm after having dialisis?

Can i get an aneurysm after having dialisis?

Explanation: Yes - pseudoaneurysms at graft or dialysis needle sites are common. Other aneurysms can occur in the older, smoking, atherosclerotic, diabetic population that has renal failure commonly. ...Read more

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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


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