What are the Symptoms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Not many people have heard of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, it is a rare condition where the lower part of the aorta becomes enlarged. the aorta which is the largest blood vessel that runs from the heart through the center of the chest and abdomen.

You have probably heard a little bit about the aorta during your basic biology class. the vessel, which is the main blood supply vessel is very critical to your body's blood circulation system and when something goes wrong for instance if it raptures, can cause a life threatening complication.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is sometimes not very serious and one can live with it for a long time, but you are not the one to make the call, the doctor has to monitor it closely and decide whether it is life threatening or not, but the ultimate fix is to repair it.

Here are the Symptoms of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

It is not easy to know if you have Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, since it normally grows slowly without any visible symptoms. if it starts small, you might never notice it but sometimes it can grow and expand quickly.

When Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm enlarges, here are some of the symptoms you may notice.

  • A pulsating feeling near the navel
  • Deep and a constant pain in your abdomen or on the side of your abdomen
  • Back pain
If you notice any of the symptoms above you need to see a doctor. If you have experience with above disease and you feel we forgot something please drop it in the comments

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