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Question:

If I am a woman who has never smoked, should I get an ultrasound screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm?

Answer:

No
MedHead Confidence Score: 4
Amount Saved: $300 average cost of aortic ultrasound post
Med-O-Meter

4

MedHead Message:

Women are at lower risk for abdominal aortic aneurysm, especially if they have never smoked. Save yourself the cash and donate the money to your favorite charity.

References:

1.https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm-screening 2.https://health.costhelper.com/abdominal-ultrasounds.html

 

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