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does lipitor unclog blocked arteries

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Very unlikely: Very unlikely that you do at such a young age. Still, that is not an excuse for having a bad diet. Eat healthy young lady!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Thrombolytic agents: Thrombolytic agents are a class of injectable drugs that can help dissolve clots found in clogged arteries. These drugs are used in high risk situatio ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Blocked arteries: We unfortunately do not cure blocked arteries at the present time. We do have diet, exercise, not smoking and various drugs and procedures to treat bl ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Blocked arteries: Depends on extent of blockage. Consult a cardiologist for blood thinners vs. Other options.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Not to the best of my knowledge.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Zichal
20 years experience General Surgery
Yes: By echo I am assuming you are talking about an ultrasound. If that is true, the ultrasound machine is more than capable of detecting occluded vessels ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
32 years experience Cardiology
Probably so: The answer of can a person be ok with a blocked neck artery depends upon two things: which artery it is which is blocked and what is the status of the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: This really depends on how many risk factors , for example people with high blood pressure and smoke should keep there bad cholesterol or LDL at a ver ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Vascular disease: Occlusion of the neck artery (carotid or vertebral) is usually treated medically. Individuals who have such occluded artery should be on intensive med ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Heart cath: Sounds like you're being scheduled for a cardiac catheterization. The findings on it will supersede what the cardiograph showed.

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