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Do u often have people feeling a strong pulse in back or throat or somwhere else that turns out not to be an aneurysm?
Not all: Pulsations are aneurysms. But a work up is indicated if you are concerned ...Read more
Have u had patients with awareness of extremely strong pulse below and in throat that have not turned out to be an aneurysm?
Aneurysm or high risk of heart attack or stroke cause taste of blood in throat?myocardial infraction, inflamed plaque,head pain,chest pain-symptoms!?
Was in school &got brief tightness on lower section of skull. Neck fluttered right underneath it. No pain, but scared it's a tumor/aneurysm. I'm 18 :(?
Stiff upper neck for a few days coupled with tingling in fingertips. The hypochondriac in me fears aneurysm. (do have gad). Other possible causes?
Hypochondriasis: Is a terrible condition. You might become convinced you have every disease you read about on the internet! why not see your doctor for a check-up. There are so many causes, you can spend countless hours on the internet looking for something to worry about. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've had a constant headache on the left side and also neck pain. So afraid it can be an aneurysm? Been told 4 mo. ago it was possible pinched nerve. How can you tell the difference?
Unlikely aneurysm: Could be due to dental or jaw, but maybe neck issue or thoracic outlet syndrome. Get this examined, just to be safe, and maybe your doctor will order testing to reassure you. Migraine is another possibility, and depending on cause, treatment should be quite successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small, hard lump on the back right side of my neck. Not painful but doesn't seem to be attached to the skin. I'm worried it could be an aneurysm?
Could this be an aneurysm? Cannot bend over due to severe, alarming throbbing in head & neck. Have to sleep with 3 pillows. SOB as well.
I have a non smooth brain wide neck aneurysm 4.7 x 5.4 cm. at the right MCA bifurcation.Inferior aspect is dysplastic.Does this require surgery?
Quick sharp headache on left side, lasts 3-5 seconds. I work on a computer 10hrs/day in constant neck pain. Sharp pain makes me worry about aneurysm.
Cervicogenic pain: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a unilateral pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure on the neck. These headache patients usually had a reduced cervical range of motion in association with the headache that was often radiated in the orbital and frontal areas. Rec.: see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Is a brain aneurysm or bleed on the brain rare at 19? I get headaches, sharp shooting pains and dull tension pains. I sometimes get stiff neck.
Recently I was told I may have an aneurysm 8×11mm just above my left carotid terminus. Is that in my head or in my neck ?
Head: carotid passes through neck into head and ends ('terminates') ...Read more
For a while now ive been getting this sharp pain in my neck and head that comes and goes. Could it be a pinched nerve or aneurysm?
The potential: diagnoses for this symptom are quite extensive and include pinched nerve or aneurysm. You should see a health care professional for a thorough review of the historical information and a physical exam along with additional testing to determine the correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My girlfriend who is 27 has a brain aneurysm. It is 3mm big and can not be coiled because it has a wide neck...How safe is the pipeline procedure?
Proceed carefully: The majority of the patients i see with newly diagnosed aneurysms are managed conservatively, or without an interventional procedure. There are several pieces of information to consider before deciding on whether embolization, including the pipeline, is appropriate. Please look over the brain aneurysm center for women at www.Chicagoaneurysm.Com for more info. We usually watch 3mm aneurysms. ...Read more
My 10 y.o daughter has kawasaki disease and multiple giant aneurysms from her neck down, diagnosed at six weeks old. Is decompression an option at all?
Probably not: Giant aneurysms have been successfully decompressed by use of polyurethane endovascular stents. This has been done in cases where the aneurysm was pressing on adjacent structures causing complications. The procedure entails some risk and likely would not be feasible for multiple asymptomatic giant aneurysm. ...Read more
Explain this please? The ophthalmic
artery comes off the neck of the aneurysm. There is a right posterior
communicating artery infundibulum
Slightly stiff neck & base of spine with headache. Had a nasal endoscopy two days ago. As a child, had an aneurysm with a craniotomy (15 yrs. ago). ?
Stiff neck & headac: You need to see a neurologist ASAP or go to ER. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Diagnosis: The cornerstone of therapy is an accurate diagnosis. You need one! ...Read more