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How to tell if carotid problem

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Fleischer
45 years experience Cardiology
No Worries: I think you should be fine and not worry.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Vein: Arteries don't have veins.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Bulger
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Screening test: Ultrasound is a good screening test for carotid stenosis which is a risk factor for a stroke, however the ultrasound even in an accredited lab is not ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Parasthesiae: This is most likely an irritability of superficial nerves in your neck in view of the localized nature of your symptoms.This is more of a nuisance rat ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Both at the same tim: Factors causing one cxause they other: smoking, bad cholesterol issues, increased blood pressure, diabetes, and several less liekly other, like homocy ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: Echocardiograms & stress tests are used to evaluate your heart's function and possibility of blockage in arteries to heart. However, neither test will ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Not at all: Not unusual to have asymmetric size of vertebral arteries, and this is merely an anatomic variant, having NOTHING TO DO with your migraines.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Good: We have accepted "carotid artery intimal thickness" as a surrogate for coronary artery health.I'm not sure I am totally aboard but this is generally a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sanders
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
None: Carotid artery ultrasound is unrelated to heart disease.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Negative : It would not.
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