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Aneurysm

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An aneurysm is a bulge or "ballooning" in the wall of an artery. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to other parts of the body. If an aneurysm grows large, it can burst and cause dangerous bleeding or even death

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The thoracic aorta is the biggest artery of the body. It lives within the chest doing its job of delivering blood flow from the heart to all the other arteries of the body. The aorta is located just under the sternum, initially above the heart as it aims headward, then turning left and downward towards the abdomen, pelvis, and…

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MonicaRD, Health Pro, answered Aneurysm in the heart Hi Margaret,   Here is a link that explains what an aneurysm is and the complications…

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Neil MD, Health Pro, answered do i have a blood clot in my brain or a…     Hello Jayme,   What you are describing…

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Neil MD, Health Pro, answered aortic anneurism Hello Hulya,   There are several different conditions that can cause a young person to have an…

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Dr. Thomas, Health Pro, answered I have a problem with the arteries in… An enlarged artery in the heart is also known as a coronary artery…

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