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pain in the carotid artery area

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
No: Plaque in the arteries remain free of symptoms until significant impairment of blood flow after plaque ruptures and causes a clot or until the blockag ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful: Cervical lump needs evaluation could be a lympgadenopathy or a carbuncle and less likely a tumor
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Reading: this is a nonspecific reading and you'll need to ask the doc who read it what the significance is
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Your carotid artery: is not blocked. Blocked carotid does not hurt. You may have some sort of infection or inflammation involving your ear or lymphnodes in neck or neck m ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
37 years experience General Surgery
Short Saphenous vein: This vein would be the most likely one that you would easily see. You would not see any arterial structures in the back of the lower leg.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alberto Gonzalez
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
Neck vasculature: Depth of vessels depend on anatomy/BMI. Thin individuals will be 1-2 cm below skin, right below the SCM.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Brain: directly to the major hemispheres of the brain
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Very Unlikely: While artery disease typically starts ~age 7, at age 30 closed carotid is still very unlikely. Plaque rupture ; clots produce stroke with loss of brai ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: No pain is normal in the lumber back.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Aorta: The main coronary arteries (right & left) originate from the aorta immediately at its root out of the heart just distal to the aortic valve. The left ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: Depends upon symptoms and any preceding tests you may have done. If you have no symptoms I am not sure you need anything other than aggressive risk re ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium in vessels.: The aorta is the main vessel that feeds the body with blood. It travels from the heart down to the legs and splits (bifurcates) into the l and r comm ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
There are several: If you mean a stenosis in the common carotid off the aorta, the procedure would either be a stent or a carotid (or innominate) endarterectomy. Much ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Vertebral artery: No. A pinched (stenotic) vertebral artery may not have any symptoms if the opposite vertebral artery is large enough to carry the additional flow. Whe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Blocked artery?: Can't make sense of this. Blockage of an artery can cause pain in the distribution of that artery, but there is no artery common to the fingers AND t ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See ENT: This is not a forum to diagnose your problem. There are numerous possible causes. See your PCP or an ENT Specialist NOW.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pain & Lump: in neck indicates the need to see your doctor now. It MAY be a cyst but could be something more serious so please get it looked at by your doctor. P ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Antiplatelet meds: First, why is artery occluded? Could be due to local thrombosis, but could also be due to traumatic or spontaneous dissection. Secondly, are there r ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. C Julio Aponte
52 years experience Rheumatology
Danger: Hypertensive encephalopathy it means brain damage from high blood pressure, see a doctor right now.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Groin to above knee: begins at top of groin and extends to lower 1/3 of thigh.
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Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: If you have a displaced fracture of the clavicle on the right side, this can lead to subclavian artery stenosis.

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