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visible pulsating carotid artery

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Pulsate: With blood flow and pressure, the artery walls will expand with each heart beat, then relax and deflate a bit, and the cycle continues with each heart ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Jugular: Vein is most likely.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Gardner
44 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not normally: A carotid duplex scan or ultrasound normally examines the carotid arteries from just above the collarbone to the angle of the jaw below the ears. The ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Anxious: See your Dr for exam and reassurance unlikely to be serious problem in 17 y/o
A 39-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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
17 years experience Vascular Surgery
It can be.: If you are able to see your carotid artery pulse in your neck, you're likely quite thin. Rarely a prominent, pulsatile carotid artery in the neck is a ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience Cardiology
Get Carotid U/S: At 62 you are at an age when carotids get narrowed. Are you on a statin drug? Statins are thought to delay carotid disease. If your carotid is 100% b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Ear pulsing: A carotid lesion with transmission of flow feeling to the ears is possible so a carotid echo is reasonable. The symptom is not specific and lots of th ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
She might have: hypertension, or some other cardiovascular problem. She should see a doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Stress can mimic anything and may cause any symptoms.TrBIOFEEDBACK: Avoid drugs for sleep, weight loss, nervousness, anxiety and wait gain. Usually t ... Read More
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