A 29-year-old female asked:
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turned my neck fast and far to the side. neck now hurts. could this tear carotid artery? cause stroke?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
42 years experience Vascular Surgery
Neck pain: certainly this could be a concern, with possible carotid artery dissection. I would recommend a carotid duplex evaluation to evaluate the situation.
Answered on Sep 14, 2020

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