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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?

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Dr. Anita Prakash
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.
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