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What causes twitching of the carotid artery

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Is there any diagnosis of inflammation of the carotid artery sheath that can cause pain starting in the ear, travelling down the neck and into the chest? YYYY@YYYY ...

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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 ...

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I recently noticed my right sided carotid artery in my neck feels swollen, or at least larger than my left ...

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I have fluttering in the right side of my carotid artery area. What does this indicate and what actions do I take. ...

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I want to know what the risk is of having Surgery for a very blocked carotid artery? ...

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My carotid artery on my left side feels like it s twitching, or something directly next to it. It even woken me up in my sleep last night. I currently suffer from MS and have for years ...

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I feel pain when I lightly press on my right carotid artery. I was also recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes in my 26th week of pregnancy. I ve heard the two (gest diab. and carotid artery issues ...

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Periodically I get pain in my left carotid artery that lasts a minute or so. Yesterday it happened again and this time I felt sharp pain behind my left eye for a few seconds. Should I be concerned? I m ...

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A routine scan of a elderly man reveals partial occlusion of the right internal cartid artery, yet blood supply to his cerebrum is unimpaired. What two possible causes of the occlusion. What anastamosis ...

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I feel pain in/on my left carotid artery. It has lasted for 3 days now and about an half inch long. Feels like a dull tooth ache. I have an appointment with my Dr. next week. It is hard to pinpoint ...

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My mom had gullbladder lipascopic surgery 3 days or so ago and is now experiencing a throbbing pain in her carotid artery in her neck, should we take her to the emergency room? I also thought to check her ...

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I have had pain in my carotid artery off and on in the last several weeks but it was much more pronounced yesterday. It is still somewhat painful today. I am a 51 year old female in good health. I do take ...

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have injured my carotid artery or displaced it by doing this? What would cause it to be enlarged ...I have a pulsating lump in my neck. It feels like my carotid artery is enlarged. I have had an ulta ...

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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 ...

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I am experiencing steady pain in my right cartoid(sp?) artery. It s been painful off and on for several weeks, but steady tonight. Is this something I should address immediately? I took two regular ...

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doctor1 MD

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.

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If there is a carotid body tumor of aneurysm or blockage

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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.