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Problems after carotid artery surgery

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Suggest remedy for numbness after carotid artery surgery

Had Carotid artery surgery to remove plaque 4 months ago. i am still numb and have a tight feeling but now have a small bulge/lump on that side and got a little pain in it. What could that be ...
 

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 ...
 

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 having a carotid endarterectomy? If I decide to have the procedure done, should I opt for general ...
 

What causes pains in right carotid artery?

I have an unusual problem. I am a 61 yr. old female with arthritic issues and progressive spinal disease . Today, I started having pains in my right carotid artery . Am I just being a hypochondriac ...
 

Suggest treatment for tumor on right carotid artery in neck

im 51 and was just told today after an ultrasound that I have a 2cm tumor on my right carotid artery in my neckI I c an ENT tommorow! Pretty worried Is this something that can be fixed easily ...
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What is the treatment for blockage in carotid arteries?

I have had for years a pounding in my neck (worse on the left) after a couple of strong drinks. This becomes even more noticeable if I lay down and often to the point I can t go to sleep. The problem has ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Pulsation in carotid artery,muscle spasms?

Sometimes I get these weird sensations its like the heartbeat in the cartodid artery , but I can ..., but it stops after a few minutes usually or if I rub the area. ...
 

Is it normal to have severe headaches and nausea after a carotid artery surgery?

Hi my Name is Lynda. I had carotid artery surger in October 2013. Since that time I have had severe headaches, nause, numbness in my face and sharp pain down my right arm. and of course i am uncontrollable ...
 

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 ...
 

What is the life expectancy with 80% carotid artery blockage?

My mother is 87, had double bypass heart surgery 24 years ago and a mild heart attack 2 yrs. ago. Her one carotid artery has 80% blockage and the other over 50 %. Her dementia is moderate to a bit ...
 

What does this sonogram for right carotid artery indicate?

sonogram of right carotid artery and the scanning really ran up/down on a sore spot. That test revealed 50% plus blocked external right carotid artery. Any thoughts on the pain/tenderness issues. ...
 

Used dermaglue for emergency carotid artery surgery. How to fade scar?

I just had emergency carotid artery surgery and my surgeon used dermaglue on the outside so my scar is really not that bad but it is a 3 inch scar down the front of my neck. The pharmacist at Walmartthe told ...
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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.
 
How do you correct corited artery synosis?
Carotid artery stenosis is narrowing of the artery due to the deposition of fat and other things to the inside of the artery. Lowering your LDL cholesterol and increasing your HDL cholesterol is the most basic way to manage the problem. But if the patient is at the point where they are symptomatic, then surgery may be the best way to prevent a stroke. Asprin and Clopidogrel (Plavix) help too.
 
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.
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