Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
126 Doctors are Online

Effects of aneurysms - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Brain and Spine
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
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

Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor