A 17-year-old female asked:
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scared there is something wrong with my left carotid artery that side of my neck and face feel numb and the artery is pulsating and hurts?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Anxious: See your Dr for exam and reassurance unlikely to be serious problem in 17 y/o
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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