A 33-year-old male asked:
What does a strong pulse in the carotid arteries mean?what does a weak mean? does high blood pressure cause strong or weak pulse?
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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
Strong VS Weak Pulse: In my experience, patients usually cannot adequately evaluate there pulses. In the carotid area I would suggest getting a carotid ultrasound ... if all is ok things are OK. Your blood pressure is another matter and is easily checked by yourself or even at a drug store with the machine there.
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Last updated May 10, 2014
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