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Aneurysms can be difficult to detect because you may not know you have one until it begins to rupture. However, occasionally there may be symptoms that occur prior to an actual rupture. These symptoms are due to a small amount of blood that may leak, called warning leaks, into the brain.
The symptoms of a brain aneurysm may resemble other problems or medical conditions. Always consult your doctor for a diagnosis.
Unruptured Brain Aneurysm: Symptoms
The symptoms of an unruptured brain aneurysm include:
The first evidence of a brain aneurysm may be a subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), due to rupture of the aneurysm. SAH is bleeding in subarachnoid space, the area between the brain and the tissues that cover the brain.
Symptoms that may occur at the time of SAH include:
Initial sign - rapid onset of "worst headache ever"
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