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A female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Earlier: better than late. pain may be in the carotid region but carotid artery does not cause pain even if you have ateritis. there are other regions for pain ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Yes, possibly: Your symptoms could be carotidynia, but could also be a variant of 1) temporomandibular syndrome, or 2) temporal arteritis, or 3) neuropathy of the tr ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
NO: The carotid arteries never hurt. They lack the pain fibers you have in your skin. However, there are many causes of neck pain so an evaluation is in o ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Pain in Carotids: Inflammation in the carotid arteries may cause pain. More importantly, it is critical that you see a vascular surgeon to have your carotid arteries e ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
No: Plaque in the arteries remain free of symptoms until significant impairment of blood flow after plaque ruptures and causes a clot or until the blockag ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
POLYDYPSIA: Drinking water is pointless ,misguided and may land you in trouble if vastly excessive over o long time.POTS responds to restoration of resting vagal ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Could be: That could be serious. The most troublesome thing you said is that you have chest pain in the center. Undiagnosed chest pain in a 47 year old who repo ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck pressure: Occasionally the carotid artery can become inflamed causing pain and tenderness. More common would be tension or mild inflammation in one of the strap ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Cunningham
33 years experience Phlebology
Likely to be more: constant than to come and go. Neck pain & headache are common problems, though, & unlikely to be carotid artery dissection. If you've had ne ... Read More
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