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Advice 75 fem after both carotid found 50% occ after stroke take plavix fibrazate lost sight in one eye few mins gp has doubled am amlopodine to10mg?

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Dr. Paul Skudder
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
May need surgery: Transient lost vision in one eye is termed "amaurosis fugax." Same process can lead to stroke, possibly major. RE-check of carotids VERY important. Continue Aspirin, consider statin, NEVER smoke, take BP meds and do what's needed to manage diabetes if these are present. If carotid imaging shows this is likely source of the problem (plaque over 50%) consider carotid surgery. Hope this help
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