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How does alcohol impact having them? My dad, uncle and grandfather all dies from them. I believe 2 by brain and 1 by heart.
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I am 53,for the past year I began to notice I was having headaches,more frequently.I wake with a head ache and about a 2 months ago I felt a soft bump(not a pimple) on the center of my right temple. When I begin to feel they were coming ...
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Hello. I am posting this comment for my father who is a 53 year old man with a descending aorta aneurysm. He has been diagnosed with this problem in 2006. The aorta was expanded 4.4 cm. Years later, now in 2010, his aorta is at a 4.9. He...
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I have Marfans Syndrome and an enlarged aorta. I am wondering what effects smoking Marijuana can have on my heart or if it could actually trigger an aneurysm. I have smoked before and was always fine until recently I started getting pani...
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I was having back pains at first and then pains towards the lower right side of my abdomen. It took me 2 ultrasounds (7 months apart) and a cat scan with contrast to finally diagnose me. They found the hepatic aneurysm in the ultrasound ...
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I was born in 1989 at 25.5 weeks gestation. I worry about having a AVM (arterio venous malformation) because i waa a severe preemie. Does anyone know if us preemies are checked out for AVM's? If I had one would I be one of the ones ...
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Hi for the longest time I have noticed if I lay down on my back I can see my pulse in my stomach and feel it as well. I've notice it being like this for maybe 5-6 years. I am 20 years old 6 feet tall and 210 pounds not very active should...
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My uncle apparently died of an aneurism- I believe because he died in Cambodia that he might not have had a proper post-mortem. I am 39 and just had a physical which only tested EKG, Barium, Chest X-ray, Creatine- slightly elevated (not...
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I have pins and needles and tingling in mouth and tongue, it's been happening for about a month now on and off, it goes away when I eat or drink, When I stop it comes back again, advice or anyone know what it could be?
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My Dad has just been diagnosed with a 6.2 cm AAA. The Dr says he is a candidate for Endovascular surgery but must first pass the pre-operative screening. My concern is that he also suffers from COPD. Has anyone undergone Endovascular sur...
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I have suffered on and off with bulimia for 20-21 years. I have been told that I have an aortic dilation of 4.2 and I also have a bicuspid aortic valve. Is there a chance that my bulimic tendencies have made the aneurysm worse than it sh...
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Hey guys, so about a year ago I had a CT angiography because I had a hemorage. They have now found 15 brain aneurysms. , I'm only 26. I was wondering whether anyone has heard of anyone having this many? I can't seem to find any informati...
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Hi all, So I have finally had my CT & Echo imaging done at Stanford. The aortic aneurysm, at the mid-ascending aorta has advanced from 4.4cm to 4.7cm. The cardiologists impression of my pulmonary aneurysm was "moderate to severely en...
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Is it possible to detect or diagnose a mild stroke many years after it has occurred? I'm currently 45 years old, but about 18 years ago, shortly after my 27th birthday, I believe I experienced an event which in my opinion was very likely...
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For about 3 months i've been experiencing back problems thinking it was the bed i slept in so i put it off now very recently i've come across what feels like heavy pressure on my chest that comes and goes but now suddenly it follows up w...
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just trying to ease my mind lately. getting married and this nagging fear keeps rearing its head. back in 2010 i had an MRI and MRA with no contrast done to detect any aneurysms and results were normal. this past february 2015 i had ...
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I went to a Life Line Screening recently and under the "Measurement" column for my newfound abdominal aortic aneurysm it stated the following: 3.7x3.7x3.7 cm. I googled "aortic abdominal aneurysms measurement types" plus went to other an...
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Hi,I'm a 41 year old male,with a cerebral brain aneurism since the 10th September last year I had 2 ct scans 2 MRI scans & a lumber puncture,I've been with a permanent headache since this date as it was to small to operate on at the time...
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I had an X-ray for scatia pain and found what was said to be a calcified splenic aneurysm so I had an MRA and that report just states a splenic aneurysm 16mmx15mmx15mm it did not say if it was calcified or not so I am confused on that a...
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My uncle recently passed away of a stroke following surgery to repair a ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm. Just prior to surgery my cousin was told that the aneurysm had ruptured 2 weeks ago but had clotted. Has anyone heard of this? I ...
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