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If you have an aortic aneurysm, it's important to follow your treatment plan and have ongoing medical care.
The two types of aortic aneurysm are abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA).
To diagnose and evaluate an aneurysm, your doctor may recommend one or more tests.
The signs and symptoms of an aortic aneurysm depend on the type of aneurysm, its location, and whether it has ruptured or is affecting other parts of the body.
An aneurysm (an-u-Rism) is a balloon-like bulge in an artery. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood from your heart to your body.
The best way to prevent an aortic aneurysm is to avoid the factors that put you at higher risk for one.
A small aneurysm that's found early and isn't causing symptoms may not need treatment.
Male gender and people who are 65 or older is at risk of developing aneurysm.