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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Elderly Hypertensive: Carotid stenosis usually occurs secondary to longstanding atherosclerosis. Risk factors include high blood pressure, diabetes, and coronary artery dis ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
38 years experience Radiation Oncology
Atherosclerosis: Usually it is the result of the build up of atherosclerotic plaques over time due to the buildup of cholesterol.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. DAVID AMOS
50 years experience Family Medicine
Carotid stenosis: Presence of carotid bruit and carotid ultrasound.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. DAVID AMOS
50 years experience Family Medicine
Carotid stenosis: None, carotid endarterectomy is indicated if stenosis is more than 50-75 % obstructed and patient is symptomatic.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Greater than 65 : The incidence of carotid stenosis increases steadily as one ages. More common in men than women, and significantly after age 65.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: You should be on an Aspirin and a statin. Both lower your risk of a stroke, but neither will make the carotid stenosis go away.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Blockage of carotid: Stenosis mean blockage or tightness. So carotid artery stenosis means a blockage of the carotid artery. The treatment can involve medicines, stents, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Blocked plumbing: Your carotid arteries deliver blood to your brain and head. Carotid artery stenosis is when gunk and inflammation make it harder for the blood to flow ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Teal
29 years experience Neurosurgery
No: There are arterial conditions in your legs that can cause leg pain similar to sciatica in some cases. Your carotid artery in your neck is too far remo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
The carotid arteries: Are the main arterial blood vessels to the brain. Stenosis is preceded ; caused by plaque. Lilies ; familial history are culprits! have carotid dopple ... Read More
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