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Should i be worried with a 3.8 AAA? my doc tor does not

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should i be worried with a 3.8 AAA? my doc tor does not reccomend surgery. i am very frightened about the situation. can anything go wrong with an anurism this size??
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 10 months ago.

This is Dr David

I am sorry you have a abdominal aortic aneurysm.

you don't have to worry if it is 3.8cm in size.

this can be watched and most likely won't change in size over years.

your doctors will work with you to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol levels down.

you want to avoid smoking

but most likely your abdominal aneurysm will stay stable

let me know if you have questions.