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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)

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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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?

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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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