A 42-year-old female asked:
My medical charts say i have carotid bruit what does this mean? i also have mitral valve prolapse i continuously have shortness of breath chest pain a
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Family Medicine 18 years experience
Carotid bruit is: an abnormal sound heard due to blood flow turbulence in your carotid artery. This sound can be attributed to a carotid artery aneurysm, dissection or partial blockage, or the same diagnoses in the aortic artery further upstream. Please see a vascular surgeon or cardiologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap.
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