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Tortuous carotid artery

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes : For the noise in your ear they make noise damper devices. There is no medication in surgery would do a lot more harm than good as long as the blood fl... Read More
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Each one to itself: Each one of these problems is treated separately Teh whooshing may not be the carotid. This may be from the pulse in the ear. The carotid needs to be ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Need history of symp: Do you have any symptoms that led you to have a CT/ Angio done? The doctor who ordered this testing is expected to explain these finding to you. Did y... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Know the cause first: Before you can be treated (or attempted to be "cured"), you need to figure out the cause of the tinnitus. Many possibilities include hypertension, med... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 19 years experience
Exceedingly unlikely: The chances of this happening are extremely remote. Having said that we are always extremely cautious in examining patients with carotid artery athero... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gardner
46 years experience
Yes. : Any artery that is not "hardened" with plaque or calcium can go into spasm. However, connecting spasm with clinical symptoms is a more difficult. If... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Carotid injury: Bleeding complication and if it is not addressed it could lead to death.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Death: You don't need a physician to explain that this leads pretty quickly to death.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 34 years experience
Carotid: Possibilities include age, chronic hypertension and smoking.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omar Esponda
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Use your fingers: If you are taking your own pulse take your second & third finger; place them over your neck below your chin and slide them to your side (opposite ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
No, carotid artery too large to spasm but a stenosis, dissection, or embolism all can cause TIA or full blown stroke!