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How do I know if I have an abdominal aortic aneurysm?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Imaging

If the aneurysm is asymptomatic, you may never know.
If you have symptoms, your doctor will order appropriate testing. Most people aren't very good at feeling their own aorta, or wouldn't know where to look. Ct scan, ultrasound, abdominal xray can all see the aneurysm or evidence that one is there.

In brief: Imaging

If the aneurysm is asymptomatic, you may never know.
If you have symptoms, your doctor will order appropriate testing. Most people aren't very good at feeling their own aorta, or wouldn't know where to look. Ct scan, ultrasound, abdominal xray can all see the aneurysm or evidence that one is there.
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