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Should I still go to work if I have cerebral aneurysm?

Should I still go to work if I have cerebral aneurysm?

More info: Where is the aneurysm? How big? How long have you known about it? Has your neurosurgeon recommended you not work? These are all questions which can help determine the appropriate response. ...Read more

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Brain Aneurysm (Definition)

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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Why want a dentist do work on my teeth since i had a brain aneurysm clipped but still have another?

Why want a dentist do work on my teeth since i had a brain aneurysm clipped but still have another?

General health: Maintaining good dental health is important to your overall health. Cleanings help reduce gingival inflammation which can have systemic influences. The smoking can increase the chances of gum disease. Tooth care will limit dental pain and chances of infections. Seeing your dentist is healthy and helpful. ...Read more

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I had a brain aneurysm clipped last year and i'm still having headaches. Shouldn't they be gone?

I had a brain aneurysm clipped last year and i'm still having headaches. Shouldn't they be gone?

Have it evaluated: It is certainly possible that some of the headaches may be related to surgical healing. However, there are well known long term sequelae from brain aneurysms-particularly if there was a rupture. Delayed hydrocephalus is one of those where the fluid in the ventricles does not absorb as well. This can easily be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Haven't exercised properly in 6 months, I'm terrified that if I work out I'll get a brain aneurysm or some sort of clot and die. But I need to get fit?

Haven't exercised properly in 6 months, I'm terrified that if I work out I'll get a brain aneurysm or some sort of clot and die. But I need to get fit?

Crikey, Juan!: Exercising doesn't cause brain aneurysms. NOT exercising also doesn't cause brain aneurysms. Sedentary people are MORE likely to get "clots" than active people. A healthy 18-y/o has nothing to fear from exercise. It sounds like your real problem is severe anxiety & catastrophic think ...Read more

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Can someone suffer from a brain aneurysm and still have a scheduled surgery days later?

Can someone suffer from a brain aneurysm and still have a scheduled surgery days later?

Depends: Did it rupture? If so, they you will want to avoid anther elective surgery until it is treated. Likewise, if it was found before it ruptured, most doctors would want it treated before another elective surgery due to the risks of rupture. ...Read more

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On waiting lis tin uk, to coil brain aneurysm 8mil very worried getting mild headaches now so afraid. Can i still walk my dog?

On waiting lis tin  uk, to coil brain aneurysm 8mil very worried getting mild headaches now so afraid. Can i still walk my dog?

Yes: Walking your dog at a mild pace will help relieve stress and calm you which can reduce blood pressure while you wait. There is no advantage to just lying there waiting to have the aneurysm coiled and mild exercise will be beneficial. You will want to avoid moderate and high intensity routines however. ...Read more

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Exertion headache esp during cobra. Could I have cerebral aneurysm?

Exertion headache esp during cobra. Could I have cerebral aneurysm?

Could be.: Exertional headaches are occasionally due to aneurysms (but not the most common cause). I know three meanings for cobra: muscle car, serpent & malt liquor. What are you referring to? ...Read more

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How serious is a cerebral aneurysm ?

How serious is a cerebral aneurysm ?

Very serious: When a cerebral aneurysm ruptures, this can be life-threatening. The mortality approaches 50%. If there is a second rupture this can be lethal. After an aneurysm rupture, patients may be in the intensive care unit for a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Cerebral aneurysm: what are causes ?

Cerebral aneurysm: what are causes ?

Bad luck: Aneurysms can run in families occasionally. If you have two first degree relatives with documented cerebral aneurysms, then it's possible it is hereditary. There are conditions such as marfan's syndrome and polycystic kidneys and head injury that are also associated with aneurysms. In the absence of those, bad luck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is cerebral aneurysm?

Cerebral aneurysm: An cerebral aneurysm is a focal outpouching or dilation of a portion of an artery providing blood to the brain. ...Read more

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Can a cerebral aneurysm be caused by injury?

No: Cerebral aneurysms are congenital weakening of the lining of blood vessels. They are present in about one in a hundred patients. The incidence seems to increase as we grow older. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is a cerebral aneurysm?

Blood vessel dilatio: An aneurysm is a problem of a blood vessel where the wall is weak or injury, causing it to bulge outward like a balloon. Cerebral means in the brain. Cerebral aneursyms can lead to blood clots or bleeding in the brain, often referred to as a type of "stroke", or medically, a cerebro-vascular accident (cva). Sometimes they can be left alone, other times they need surgery. ...Read more

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My sister has cerebral aneurysm. What does this mean?

Cerebral aneurysms: An cerebral aneurysm is a focal outpouching or dilation of a portion of an artery providing blood to the brain. Aneurysms may rupture causing death or stroke or they may remain stable for many decades. ...Read more

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How long can you live with untreated cerebral aneurysm?

Depends: Which vessel? What size? When it is large enough to press on a critical structure that is a problem!wen it ruptures that is the problem! symptoms ceratinly push to surgical intervention. ...Read more

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Can you think so hard that you get a cerebral aneurysm?

No: Risk factors for development of cerebral aneurysm are family history, smoking, and hypertension. If two siblings have a cerebral aneurysm then other siblings should be screened. ...Read more

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How might having cerebral aneurysm affect our lifestyle?

None : Unless has ruptured or stroke- then recovery. If treated- recovery can be complete. If untreated- headache stroke can occur. ...Read more

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How will having cerebral aneurysm affect my long-term health?

Cerebral aneurysm: If it is very small it should not affect our health but it may need to be monitored. Larger aneurysms need surgical or endovascular repair. ...Read more

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Are there practical ways to reduce the odds of cerebral aneurysm?

Are there practical ways to reduce the odds of cerebral aneurysm?

BP control: Cerebral aneurysms are caused by defects in the wall of the cerebral arteries usually at bifurcations and branch points. Approximately 90 %of the ruptured aneurysms are in the anterior circulation. Poorly controlled blood pressure is the most common trigger that initiates rupture. Not all aneurysms rupture, small aneurysms less than 5 mm typically do not need surgery/coiling, but must be followed. ...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