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Tue, May 21 9:26am · Splenic Artery Aneurysm and Gastric bypass? in Aortic Aneurysms

I was recently at Mayo for what I thought were Gastro issues. The doctor we saw brushed off my concerns and I really felt like she didn't do a thorough job of looking at what was wrong. In reading my radiology reports on the last day we were there, I noticed that I have a SAA. I called her and asked why I wasn't told about this. She said it was insignificant and could not possibly be causing my pain (even though it's in the exact spot?). She refused to put a referral in to the vascular department.
I am now home and have followed up with a vascular doctor in my area. He ran a different CT scan that pinpointed where the SAA is and because of the location thinks that it needs repaired and that it is possibly the reason for my pain.
I would like to get a second opinion from Mayo without having to go back for a costly trip. Is there a way to have a vascular doctor look at my results online? I feel like we spent a small fortune on this trip and were brushed off on day two with a not accurate diagnosis. I will say that the OB we saw there was amazing. I just feel like the gastro doctor didn't do enough digging. Thanks!

Dec 11, 2018 · Food while at Mayo Clinic Rochester in Visiting Mayo Clinic

Which hotel? Sorry, I'm completely new. Just made the appointment and trying to figure everything out.

Dec 11, 2018 · Food while at Mayo Clinic Rochester in Visiting Mayo Clinic

I have an appointment in Minnesota. I'll be flying in from Texas. I am on a very restricted diet, due to massive pain that ensues when I eat much else. Basically, what I can eat now is chicken, potatoes and rice. I don't think I'll be able to bring food, as I'm flying but does the clinic have food for people with strict dietary restrictions? I'm unsure of how to get myself fed while I'm there that week. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!