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carotid terminus aneurysm

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Fischer
10 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Head: carotid passes through neck into head and ends ('terminates')
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
TIA;s: Prominent neck pulsations and transient paralysis.
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Subtle: The physical signs include a pulsatile neck mass. Otherwise, the findings are generally what you would expect from carotid disease in general. Since t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
Few: Abnormal pulsation in the neck, prominent visible structure in the neck, otherwise these aneurysms produce no symptoms. Rarely tia's or stroke sx ar ... Read More
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience Vascular Surgery
Mass or stroke: Most often present as pulsatile mass in the neck usually painless. They can embolize or thrombose, which is rare, causing stroke . In cases of large o ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: If it helps relax you, it should be ok. Obviously this is a stressful event so it is understandable to have stress about this issue. Would also cons ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Don't worry. : No very heavy lifting. No smoking. See brainaneurysm.Com and taafonline.Com.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Aspirin: Using medications such as Aspirin and/or Plavix (clopidogrel) may be helpful to prevent a stroke.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably normal. but: Ur doc can easily tell one from the other, usually by doing no more than a careful physical exam. Good luck.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
What size: Size is important should see a vascular surgeon asap.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: If you've had an angiogram 2 wks ago showing all was ok, doubtful the pain is from the aneurysm. They need to look for other causes, ie muscle strain ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Analyse risk/benefit: Coiling an aneurysm inside the brain carries risk. Not coiling also carries risk. Take a friend with you to help understand the risk/benefit analysis. ... Read More
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