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Effects of aneurysms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I'm doing a project for school and im wondering what you can tell me about aneurysms
User :   what is it?
User :   and what would cause it to become fatal?
Doctor :   what would u like to know about aneurysm
Doctor :   an aneurysm is an abnormal bulge or ballooning in the wall of an artery
Doctor :   when major artery is involved it may be fatal
Doctor :   i mean the rupture of the artery
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   so i could could have one, say, on my arm and if it ruptured what would happen?
Doctor :   that part of limb may get paralyzed if the blood supply is cut off

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