Aorta

What is Aorta?

It is the largest artery in the human body and arises form the heart directly.

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I am 74 years of age. Was diagnosed with an abdominal aorta tortuous to the left. Now my right leg has been shrinking. Are the 2 issues...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Most likely not related!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Aortic tortousity in general has nothing to do with shrinkage of your leg.Only thing...

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I have 90% blocked lower aorta. Did not know until last week. I am suppose to get heart XXXXXXX in 2weeks. I can't eat makes me sick , kidneys...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
All symptoms are related to blocked aorta.

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Hello,

All symptoms are related to blocked aorta.Particularly reduced...

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I had a pt with massive tumors mets throughout her abdomen which started having blood in her stools and vomiting blood, hematochezia; I've seen...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome to HCM
No,there is no term strangulation of aorta but there is rupture of aorta and this is...

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