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How does a ruptured AAA cause dizziness?
15 doctors weighed in

Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
9 doctors agree
In brief: Low blood pressure
When a AAA ruptures there is a significant amount of bleeding that occurs.
This causes a dramatic drop in blood pressure often leading to hemorrhagic shock. This is what causes lightheaded ness / dizziness.

In brief: Low blood pressure
When a AAA ruptures there is a significant amount of bleeding that occurs.
This causes a dramatic drop in blood pressure often leading to hemorrhagic shock. This is what causes lightheaded ness / dizziness.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: Dizziness
When an aneurysm rupture there is often a drastic drop in blood pressure.
With less blood making it to the brain dizziness may be present.

In brief: Dizziness
When an aneurysm rupture there is often a drastic drop in blood pressure.
With less blood making it to the brain dizziness may be present.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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Dr. Kirk Charles
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Low blood pressure
When an AAA ruptured the blood pressure decreases.
That is what causes the dizziness. Unfortunately, ruptured aneurysms are much more dangerous than that. Death rates are quite high with ruptured aneurysms. Fifty to seventy percent die from this. Better to fix it before it ruptures.

In brief: Low blood pressure
When an AAA ruptured the blood pressure decreases.
That is what causes the dizziness. Unfortunately, ruptured aneurysms are much more dangerous than that. Death rates are quite high with ruptured aneurysms. Fifty to seventy percent die from this. Better to fix it before it ruptures.
Dr. Kirk Charles
Dr. Kirk Charles
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