A 54-year-old member asked:
is the something that can be done for caroid artery spasms?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Interventional Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: Calcium channel blockers can reduce arterial spasm.
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Vascular Surgery 26 years experience
Workup needed first.: The condition of carotid artery spasms is very rare and needs imaging studies during the event to document it. In general, however, it is likely to be something entirely different (would be more productive to describe symptoms, then presumed diagnosis). Anything to do with carotid arteries requires imaging study - that is what i would start with.
6056 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 11, 2012
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