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had carotid artery surgery and still can hear my heart thumping in my ear

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Yes: Nerve to the skin area that has become numb has been cut and probably was unavoidable.
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Common: Numbness near a carotid artery surgery incision is quite common and does not indicate a problem this may last for a year or more, but, usually becomes ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bypass: The surgeon will take that into account. It would depend on the need for your bypass.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Possibly: I recommend an EKG, and possible ultrasound if neck and heart.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
If nervous: May hear ur hb all over it may be not due to dz
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Ramirez
21 years experience Family Medicine
Pulsatile tinnitus: this sounds like your are troubled by pulsatile tinnitus. this has a list of cause , mostly benign. I would recommend that you see your doctor when ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
If you have : Restenosis of your carotid artery, then carotid stenting may help. Like a heart cath access is obtained into the artery at the groin. Catheter deploys ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Thomas
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes. Call Now!: Patients who have had carotid artery surgery definitely have a risk of stroke. The highest risk of stroke is during and immediately after the procedur ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
A "knot" ..?: If you're feeling a "knot" in the area of the surgery, it's probably not a swollen "gland" (lymph node), it's probably sutured tissue that you're feel ... Read More
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Catch 22: You need the surgery to prevent stroke, but surgery has its own risks. If it is done with nerve block surgeon monitors your brain function directly co ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
Yes and yes: If you are concerned always best to check with your vascular surgeon, there's an inflammatory and healing process going on at the site, with time the ... Read More
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