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blood clot in neck artery symptoms

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Compulsive activeity: Yes this could cause harm. Do you know why you are doing this? Talk to your doctor about this compulsive condition as it may be a symptom of a signif ... Read More
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Dr. Joshi Aditi
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Why are you doing that? Is it pure curiosity or something you can't help doing? Either way you could damage it or throw a blood clot and cause a strok ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Thrombosed: carotid artery is a rare condition. I think you might have some sort of blood coagulation disorder or some sort of artery anomaly. Ask your doctor t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: It should do this, but a dye study would be a better test for greater accuracy
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Stroke: Blood clots in the carotid artery usually come from atrial fibrillation in the heart and can move to the brain. See your doctor to check for a caroti ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Pain and swelling.: A clot in the neck most likely would occur in a major vessel. No hx as to why you ask. The vessesls are large and the blood clot in a major vessel is ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Similar feelings: Both a blood clot in the neck and a pinched nerve of the neck can both cause pain and have similar painful feelings.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Aterial clot: Usually causes a tissue infarction (ie in the heart an mi or heart attack). Contrast to venous clot in the leg which can embolize to the small vessel ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Swelling or pain: Depends if it happens fast prover time.Is fast or acute there would be immediate severe pain and swelling with cold or hot feeling depending if it is ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
outcome: A clot in an artery prevents blood flow to an area and if persistent, that area will begin to go through cell death.(gangrene) a clot in a vein can ba ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: A blood clot in the leg is typically in a vein and if it dislodges it may go to the heart. Most of the time it will pass through the heart and go to t ... Read More
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