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A 18-year-old member asked:

if i push on my coroided arteries in neck a lot! will i get a blood clot or something. could this harm me?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Compulsive activeity: Yes this could cause harm. Do you know why you are doing this? Talk to your doctor about this compulsive condition as it may be a symptom of a significant problem.
Dr. Joshi Aditi
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: Why are you doing that? Is it pure curiosity or something you can't help doing? Either way you could damage it or throw a blood clot and cause a stroke!

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