I Have Basilar Artery Aneurysm

Basilar Artery Aneurysm anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Basilar Artery Aneurysm. You're not alone. 23 People

    My Inoperable Basilar Aneurysm

      Hello, My name is Cheri and I've been diagnosed with an inoperable basilar aneurysm. It is a 8.5mmx6mm fusiform at the top with 5 arteries feeding into it. It is clover leaf shaped. All the doctors and specialists  I have seen says it's in a difficult place in...
    peaches217 peaches217
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

    I Nave Basilar Tip Aneurysm

    Hello,my name is Deana.I have just found out that i have 2 basilar tip aneurysm. One is 2mm and the other is 7mm. They have not told me alot about the small one yet,but i do know that the big one is deep and can not be cut or clapped.I need the coiling for it.The DR i was sent to...
    DEANAV DEANAV
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 3, 2010

    Sharing The Progression Of My Basilar Tip Aneurysm Experience

    In the summer of 2008 at the age of 41 I was diagnosed with a disease called Polysystic Kidney Disease. Shortly after that diagnosis a small aneurysm was discovered and a coiling procedure was performed. It had been a scary time back then, but I felt very optimistic about all...
    karivanden karivanden
    41-45
    1 Response Apr 25, 2011

    I Knew What Was Happening!

    LIke several days of my week, Saturday the 22nd of January 2011 I was playing at the bridge club, allmost the end of the game, my right eye began burning, then my lips tingled, I got up from the table and nearly fell down immediately. I was having a T.I.A.! They quickly called...
    lecor29 lecor29
    70+, M
    1 Response Mar 18, 2011

    My Story, My Testimony

    On December 3rdI went to work like any other work day.  It was a good day because we had a couple more nurses scheduled than usual. I was a float nurse that day, I helped take orders off and helped with whatever anyone needed. When evening shift showed up, Tammy helped me until...
    LynnRN LynnRN
    31-35
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2010

    December 1999

    My husband had a basilar aneurysm, he went thru surgery December of 1999 at UAB in Birmingham. He came thru the surgery fine and has been doing pretty good since then. There are times it is pretty tough because sometimes i don't recognize the man i have been married to for 27...
    dec1999 dec1999
    46-50
    Apr 2, 2012

    Just Diagnosed With A Basilar Artery Tip Aneurysm

    My story is probably similar to others who went in for a ct scan for something not related to  a brain problem and the radiologist diagnoses a aneurysm.From what I am reading, this location is very difficult to treat or repair.   I am very healthy but at my age, I am concerned...
    Janicelynn Janicelynn
    66-70
    6 Responses Apr 10, 2011

    Dr's Say Aneurysms Dont Give Symtoms

    Hi I am 49ys old and for the past 6 yrs I have had chronic pain in my face and headaches that can last upto three weeks, I was diagnoised with 2 aneurysms 1 being 3.5 mm long and the other more important is 6.5 mm long at the basilar artrey going upto the A1. I have had loss of...
    adrianjfenech adrianjfenech
    46-50
    1 Response Nov 22, 2012

    I Don't Know Anything, But I Will Know So Much

    I know that I had one Basilaris, but I have at least 11 more aneurysm, don't know anything of theme. Reading about other with 1 or 2 aneurysm and they know so much about it. In my journal at hospital i was reading, It's 5 years ago the dockor find them and 4 - 5 months later thay...
    Nillavanilla Nillavanilla
    51-55, F
    Aug 24, 2011

    I am 51 years old. I am a non-smoker

    and am in overall good health. I had a motorcycle accident in 2003 and wound up having to have a craniotomy for a subdural hemaoma. I recovered 100%. In Feb 2015, while trying to get to the bottom of why my left clavicle and left side of neck randomly swells for the last year...
    cro2663 cro2663
    51-55, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2015

    I Baby-sit My Body Every Day,,,,,,,,

    Mine is the boa-constrictor style. The Gazelle it's munching on is my gait (your body-balance system).It causes a weakness in my body (the right side is more affected than the left).I found out due a recent angioplasy of the brain that there is no corrective procedure for mine...
    sailorboy1964 sailorboy1964
    61-65
    Jun 12, 2012

    Ehlers Danlos Syndrome And Aneurysm

    Hi, I'm 49 and was recently found to have an 8 mm Basilar Artery Aneurysm. My complication is that I have a genetic connective tissue disorder. I live in IL and am waiting for approval from Dr Michael Lawton in San Francisco to have coiling done. He has worked with difficult...
    computerMama computerMama
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 25, 2012

    Post Coiling Headaches

    Hi!,  I am 40 yr. old male and had a 5mm basilar artery tip aneurysm last may 2011, which they coiled.  I have been suffering from terrible headaces and the Drs. and I can't figure out why.  I had a MRI in Oct. and everything looked good.  I have another MRI coming up next...
    1016jjcc 1016jjcc
    36-40
    1 Response Mar 7, 2012
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