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What is the difference between Blood Clot and Aneurysm?

Asked by S. Barnes, Last updated: Nov 09, 2020

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M. Kennedy

M. Kennedy

M. Kennedy
M. Kennedy, Web Content Writer, Denver

Answered Sep 09, 2019

Blood clot and aneurysm are considered to be serious medical conditions that should be addressed immediately. The main difference between the two is the location where they may form. The blood clot will develop in the blood while aneurysm may form in one of the major arteries of the heart or one of the blood vessels in the brain. A blood clot usually forms in order to stop bleeding from a ruptured blood vessel.

Blood clot and aneurysm are considered to be serious medical conditions that should be addressed
The aneurysm can cause serious issues especially when it is found in the brain because it is almost always fatal. A blood clot can cause clogging of the arteries or veins which can make it harder for blood to flow throughout the body.

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Robert Hazlewood

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Robert Hazlewood
Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive, MBA, Louisville

Answered Aug 27, 2019

A blood clot is a serious problem. Blood needs to flow from your heart to the organs that need blood to survive. If there is a blood clot, then it could leave you with a stroke or to your death. Since the blood can’t flow, the blood can’t reach the organs that need to survive. Also, you never want the blood clot to travel to your heart.

A blood clot is a serious problem. Blood needs to flow from your heart to the organs that need
An aneurysm is also essential because it also blocks blood from flowing through the vessels or in the wall of the heart. However, there is the main difference between a blood clot and an aneurysm. A blood clot is a clot within the blood. An aneurysm is a blockage in the blood vessel itself.

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