A 34-year-old female asked:
34 yo f w/swollen right corotid artery under right ear all the way down neck severe headaches fatigue. severe high bp of 220/150 now on meds. tired?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 30 years experience
This is an emergency: You need to get to an EMergncy room right away. please call 911. This could be a carotid dissection, or aneurysm. Either way you do not want to jeapordize blood flow to your brain in any way. Call 911 immediately, expecially with headaches and such high BP.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
3.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 30, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.