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Does swishing always mean narrowing carotid artery?

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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 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 ...
 

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 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 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 ...
 

What is the treatment for fistula near carotid artery?

My neurosurgeon intdicated I have a fistula near my carotid artery and I can hear my heart pumping in my left ear. What are the options for a surgeon to seal off the fistula so that I stop hearing my ...
 

Pulsation in carotid artery,muscle spasms?

Sometimes I get these weird sensations its like the heartbeat in the cartodid artery , but I can actually FEEL the pulsing in other parts of my body. I dont know if it is muscle spasms or what ...
 

Why is the right carotid artery non operative?

has 70% occusion in left carotid and 100% i right carotid. Her surgeon called her this am and told her they cannot do anything to open right carotid up. What is the reason? ...
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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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