How common is Abdominal aortic aneurysm in patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure? Can they occur spontaneously or over many years?

It is a risk. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a risk for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, AAA, along with smoking and high cholesterol. These risk accumulate over years but very high blood pressure my precipitate complications such as AAA rupture. Please get your high blood pressure treated.

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Is it safe to get in a tanning bed with a small abdominal aortic aneurysm? I have had it almost four years & it is smaller then a pea

Yes. Anything that doesn't incur increase in intra-abdominal pressure such as holding your breath with activity shouldn't cause any additional risk than getting in and out of a regular bed. Read more...

What are the odds I have abdominal aortic aneurysm at age 24 but have symptoms of it for 4 years? Like pulsing and pain

AAA. It would be unusual to have an AAA at your age, unless you have some underlying medical condition that would make you more likely to have one at your age. We can sometimes normally feel the pulse of the aorta through the skin of the abdomen or even transmitted across the liver if we're pushing on the liver. But it couldn't hurt to confirm/deny with an abdominal ultrasound. Read more...

My father was told he has an abdominal aortic aneurysm. But they are taking their time at getting him on the schedule for surgery. Is this common?

Urgency varies. Urgency to repair varies with size of the aneurysm > 5.5 cm, rate of enlargement, and symptoms. Read more...
Sometimes. If it is leaking he should go right away. If it is stable there is no rush. Read more...
When to fix AAA. The urgency to fix an aneurysm should be based on the size of the aneurysm. In most cases we do not consider repair unless the aneurysm is 5.5cm or larger. Read more...

Is it possible for an abdominal aortic aneurysm to occur in a healthy 15 year old teen?

No, unless. You have hereditary disorders of collagen synthesis, and even then it is rare. You can have aneurysms of other arteries, though, which are congenital, meaning you were born with it. Read more...
Screening. Unlikely but if you have reason for concern then a simple no-risk abdominal ultrasound can evaluate. Read more...