Abdominal Aorta is the main blood vessel that runs from heart through abdomen to the rest of the body. Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm is a swelling of lower part of aorta that can cause life-threatening bleeding.
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm usually grows slow and doesn’t show noticeable symptoms. Some aneurysms will never rupture and some people may observe:
Some sort of vital feeling near navel
Having acute and constant pain in abdomen or to the side of abdomen
Feeling severe back pain
There are few factors that may cause Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm:
Due to infection in Aorta
Due to hardening of Arteries
Due to heavy tobacco consumption
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a physician when you have similar symptoms, there is high risk for smokers and with a family history of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.