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My stomach has been tender the last three weeks and I do

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My stomach has been tender the last three weeks and I do have an aorta aneurysm but it measured out at 3.8 centimeters this past September. Should I go to the emergency room and have it checked again now. I have no idea why my stomach has been flaring up .
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Usually aortic aneurysm grows slow about 1 cm in a year.

And measurement below 5 cm is usually benign.

But given your symptoms, you do need another check as sometimes the aneurysm may decide to rupture.

Hence you can go to the ER for a doppler ultrasound.

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