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What does 40% blockage in right carotid artery indicate?

I am a 61 female and have 40% blockage in right carotid artery just discovered about two weeks ago. How significant is it and should I be worried? ...
 

Suggest treatment for carotid artery blockage

how can I help correct carotic blockages I have a pain under my shoulder and left leg are they connected ...
 

Suggest treatment for blockage in carotid artery

I have 70% blockage in coratid artury on one side and totally blocked on other side. what is the best treatment ...
 

Suggest treatment for blockage in both carotid arteries

I have blockage in both coradid arteries, I have no stents or stroke , my dr has had me on plavix for 5 years, my blood is so thin that I burst blood vessels in my eye, had to go to er, it was so scary ...
 

How rapidly can plaque build up in carotid arteries?

How rapidly can plaque build up in carotid arteries? Also, my cardiologist said after reviewing a current carotid artery ultrasound , that the blockage in my right carotid artery had increased from 40 ...
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Suggest alternate remedy for carotid artery blockage

said that her carotid artery is 95% blocked? If she does not have the procedure and get stents put in what are her chances of having a stroke ? She is 70 and stopped smoking 5 years ago and is about 40 ...
 

Suggest remedy for blockage in carotid artery

I have been treated for vascultis of the left carotid artery over 2 months now with steroids and I have a 60-80% blockage in the same artery as I had the vasculitis. I am employed as an RN at a local ...
 

What is the treatment for blockage in carotid arteries?

gotten worse recently. I have had the sonogram done on my cardioid arteries which indicates minimal blockage. Without the drinks I don t experience the problem. Is the vagal nerve/alcohol a logical ...
 

Suggest treatment for blockage of carotid artery

of his carotid arteries. He seems very confused and is hallucinating. The Dr. changed his pain meds ... correctly but is putting pressure on the carotid artery? ...
 

Is this safe considering the blockage in my carotid arteries?

. In February I was diagnosed with 60-80% inoperable blockage in both carotid arteries. Tomorrow, I am scheduled for a chemical stress test using Lexiscan. Is this safe considering the blockage in my carotid arteries? ...
 

Is carotid artery stenting safe for rheumatoid arthritis?

I have rheumatoid arthritis am on Humera and methotrexate. I have a 90% blockage in on e of my carotid arteries. Being given the option of carotid endarterectomy using a patch or carotid artery ...
 

Is surgery required for almost closed carotid artery?

My husband has a carotid artery that is 98% closed and the other is about 60% closed. they are sending him for tests to determine the blockage, will he need surgery? Also will he have to be off work ...
 

Suggest treatment for blocks in carotid arteries

My dear friend since grammar school , she is 66, was told she has 65% blockage in both carotid arteries and was told nothing would be done unless a stroke or other symptoms occured. I am in Durham, Duke ...
 

Suggest treatment for blocked carotid artery

What s the procedure that is an integrated approach that I talked to Dr. Weil about 20 years ago.It removes plague from the Carotid artery. If the blockage is only 60%,what would you do to lower the level ...
 

Blockage in left carotid artery,difficult in surgery. Suggestion?

I need help with a medical problem I m having right now. I have been evaluated with 85% blockage in my left carotid artery with the added problem that the blockage is closer to my ear, which my ...
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When do they operate on the carotid artery
If there is a carotid body tumor of aneurysm or blockage
 
What are the possible causes of a dialated carotid artery?
hi,welcome to healthcare magic forum,there are many causes for dilated carotid artery like-carotid body tumor,carotid aneurysm,cervical rib,thoracic outlet syndrome,aortic aneurysm,dissecting aortic aneurysm,syphilitic aortic aneurysm,carotid artery venous fistula,carotid arteritis,carotid artery trauma,post operative(radical neck dissection),angiosarcoma etc.
 
I have fluttering occuring in my right carotid artery. What does this indicate and what should i do?
Hi dear.Thanks for your query on HCM. Irregular pulsations can sometimes be felt in neck especially if you are lean. In case it is recurrent, I were to check your pulse, heart beats and do an ECG/EKG.Reply with thanks if my answer helps.
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