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Could pains in the lower part of the head behind the ear show signs of an aneurysm?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Pains

Aneurysm is usually asymptomatic until the clinical event occurs.
Pain in the head could possibly be a sign of ruptured or enlarging aneurysm but it would be unlikely to be a sign of an aneurysm not actively enlarging or rupturing. In the spectrum of pains behind the ear, aneurysm would be way down on the list.

In brief: Pains

Aneurysm is usually asymptomatic until the clinical event occurs.
Pain in the head could possibly be a sign of ruptured or enlarging aneurysm but it would be unlikely to be a sign of an aneurysm not actively enlarging or rupturing. In the spectrum of pains behind the ear, aneurysm would be way down on the list.
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