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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 stenosis

I'm scheduled to have a carotid u/s B and an ECHO because I've been diagnosed with carotid artery ... of the right lateral ventricle. If there is a substantial amount of blockage found, should I take the risk ...
 

Suggest treatment for blockage in right and left carotid artery

My husband is 70 yrs old. He had a quadruple bypass and valve repair in Oct 2011. He now has 90% blockage in right carotid and greater than 80% in left. What way should we follow to correct this. He has ...
 

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 ...
 

Can carotid artery clog decrease with diet and the medication?

Dr. Shoaib XXXXXXX I am doing fine thank you so much for your help. I am now on 20 mg of Atorvastatin . I have taken your advise to change diet and exercising. Can the Carotid artery that is 40% clog ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Does statin drugs reduce carotid artery blockage ?

It is known statin drugs reduce LDL. My question is, do they reduce the amount of plague already formed on the carotid artery? What reduces the plague? Is the carotid artery blockage a slow process? How ...
 

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 ...
 

Could a blockage in carotid artery can cause frequent falls?

. We are seeing a cardio this week. She does not take medication. Her carotid artery was 82% blocked last year and cardio said to wait till its 90%. Could a clog carotid cause this? Also her blood ...
 

How to clear up your carotid arteries ?

I am 20 years old and just recently found out that both of my carotid arteries, left and right, are narrowed (60% and 40%). It can lead to a stroke and heart problems. I just wanted to find out if anyone ...
 

Can doctors repair carotid arteries which is 100% blocked ?

My wife has 100% blockage in her right side cartid artery and the doctor i talked to said it couldn t be repaired i hope this isn t true ...
 

Can carotid artery stenosis cause sciatica nerve pain ?

I was told that I am experiencing sciatica nerve pain; already diagnosed with blockage of carotid arteries and was told a piece of thrombus may have broken off and subsequently caused pressure ...
 

Anemia diagnosed during carotid artery surgery. Concerned

i have just had coroided artery surgery and found out durning the preps for the procedure that I am anemic...numbers when from 40 to 28 in abput 3 weeks and have not been passing blood at all...so whats ...
 

Can blockage in carotid artery result in numbness in jawline and swelling in neck?

a lump there. I went to the urgency center and thye diagnosed it as a blockage in the carotid artery ...
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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 get dizzy or feint feelings. I have black out of time. Tested negative sleep apnoea and epilepsy. Blood end ecg normal.
Do rule out circulatory deficiencies in case of carotid artery atheromas. You may have to get a carotid Doppler for the same.
 
hi.im.recently feeling light headed and vision is almost like im looking through someone else's eyes.chest pain left side and pins and pins n needles hands
The symptoms you have are due to hypodynamic circulation. Do get a dopplar scan of the carotid artery which would be useful.
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