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Does swishing always mean narrowing carotid artery?

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Suggest treatment for clogged carotid arteries

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to clear the artery . I asked if this will effect that side of my brain in any way and he said it would not; the other side will compensate. Does this sound right? Can I have the artery cleared or at least a new one ...
 

Suggest treatment for carotid artery disease

Have been prescribed storvas ez and ceruvin A for plaque streaks in left n right carotid artery .hi cholesterol 188.age 56.no bp.no.diabetes.no overweight .no smoking. 2 Tia episodes...dimming in vision ...
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What causes swishing sound in carotid artery?

My doctor hear a swishing sound in cartoid artery when I went in for my physical. She sent me for a cartoid doppler, the results of which read normal but her diagnosis was cartoid bruit; but no further ...
 

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 ...
 

What does a internal carotid arteries suggest?

A recent MRI says that the internal carotid arteries are torutous and loop at the skull base ...: There is a fetal origin in the right posterior cerebral artery. What does this mean? ...
 

What does internal carotid artery aneurysms in the MRI mean?

recent MRI shows 2 internal carotid artery aneurysms ---one on the left side 3mm---one on right 2mm---I was admitted to the hospital for vertigo --I am a 74 yr old female , very active and in pretty good health ---I ...
 

What does significant calcification of internal carotid arteries mean?

what does significant calcification of the internal carotid arteries mean ? Got CT scan for sinus headaches and this came back in review of scan but I can t get to see Dr for 5 months. It also said frontal ...
 

Could twisted carotid artery mean recurred cancer in carotid gland?

My husband has just been told following an ultra sound that he had a twisted carotid artery he was diagnosed with cancer in the carotid gland 2 years ago and had operation to have cancerous areas removed ...
 

What does stenosis in external carotid artery on doppler test mean?

of the right external carotid artery. What does this mean? What are my recourses? Thank you. Debbie ...I had a carotid artery Doppler test done that indicated mild stenosis in the 1%-49% range ...
 

What does 90% blockage of left carotid artery on left side of neck indicate?

After seeing a vascular surgeon I was told my left carotid artery on the left side of my neck ... most likely have a massive stroke and die. Does this mean I will eventually die due to this blockage? ...
 

Is heavily pulsating carotid artery on neck abnormal?

I noticed what I think is my carotid artery jumping sporadically today. It has been doing this for at least 2 ours. I checked my pulse rate. It is 65 beats/minute. Should I be concerned about this upsetting ...
 

Is Rozavel or Atorvastatin better for carotid arteries treatment?

Hello, I am a 51 year old male. I have plaque formation in my carotid arteries. Both the plques are 4 to 5 mm long. I have been prescribed Rozavel 5 by one physician whereas the other physician wants ...
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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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