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Does a AAA make weird sounds?
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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree
In brief: Not often
Aaas are typically silent.
They don't hurt until they rupture and they typically can not be felt. It would be possible to hear the turbulence of the blood flow through blocked renal arteries or mesenteric arteries. For parts of the AAA to have turbulence and cause a noise (bruit) is possible but would be rare.

In brief: Not often
Aaas are typically silent.
They don't hurt until they rupture and they typically can not be felt. It would be possible to hear the turbulence of the blood flow through blocked renal arteries or mesenteric arteries. For parts of the AAA to have turbulence and cause a noise (bruit) is possible but would be rare.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: AAA sounds
Usually an AAA makes no sounds.
If the aneurysm rubs a hole into the vena cava that sits right next to it there can be a very prominent noise called a machinery murmur

In brief: AAA sounds
Usually an AAA makes no sounds.
If the aneurysm rubs a hole into the vena cava that sits right next to it there can be a very prominent noise called a machinery murmur
Dr. Kevin Nolan
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Bruit
Can cause a swishing sound called a bruit. Please get checked.

In brief: Bruit
Can cause a swishing sound called a bruit. Please get checked.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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