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Cause Pain Shoot Carotid Artery Neck Head
Nerve pain: Cannot imagine that pain goes through an artery, though nerves do travel in similar paths. Possibly a trapped nerve in your upper back is causing the shooting pain. Seek pain management advice, or neurology. My be that a steroid injection (seek a physician who is comfortable with neck injections - not all are) would help, or you may need surgery as a last resort. An MRI may be in your future.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
What would cause vasculitis in rt carotid artery and temporal arteries (or effect arteries of neck and head)? Past injury or vad a possible cause?
I have to jave a ultrasound of my carotid artery. What would be wrong with carotid if it causes swelling of left sife of neck amd face?
More of a vein prob: The artery takes blood from the heart to the brain, the veins drain the blood from the brain back to the heart. If there is something blocking the return flow (the vein) then the increased pressure in the vein makes some fluid leak into the surrounding tissues. Also, the lymph channels drain down and those can get blocked and cause swelling. Many things can cause this, be sure to get all the tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok so I'm scared I'm not very active I do eat a lot if bad foods.my left carotid artery hurts really bad and so doesx my head neck and face are numb?
On/off pain on side of neck that goes to ear/head area.Where carotid artery is,Does that mean it's blocked? I'm only 21.It's on the right side
I am a hypochondriac and I am really scared my carotid artery hurts there a knot in it it has spasms and my neck and face on that side are numb ?
My left carotid artery hurts and pounds terribly strong it spasms a lot anspd face neck numb on that side. Scared I have carotid anurysm help me ?
Scared there is something wrong with my left carotid artery that side of my neck and face feel numb and the artery is pulsating and hurts?
Anxious: See your Dr for exam and reassurance unlikely to be serious problem in 17 y/o ...Read more
I had a dissection in my carotid artery in February. I still experience light pain in left jaw, ear and neck. Is this normal?
Since yesterday I've been having pain where my carotid artery would be on my neck, its been on and off mildly slight headache on the same side.Ear hurts?
Had enderectomy on carotid artery 4 months ago, now it feels like 100lb weights on each lower jaw and aching in back of neck, spine. Nerves improving?
???: It's hard to relate those symptoms either to carotid endarterectomy or to complications of it. I think you should be evaluated for a new and different issue. ...Read more
Neck pain on my carotid artery that spreads to my jaw. On going for five days, 8/10 pain, sometimes get a stiff neck. Difficulty swallowing, no fever.?
See a Doc: You really need to see a doctor immediately. There are many possible causes and a few of these causes can be serious. You should go to an emergency room today if you cannot get in to see a doctor to have this checked out and make sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carotid artery pain? For about five minutes,Every few seconds I'd get sharp pain in my neck.Lately I've had eye twitches,bad back pain. Any idea?
Painful lump approx 1"long x.25" wide along the left side of neck - what feels like the carotid artery area. Also - cold sore weeping into left eye?
R/O LYMPHADENOPATHY : LYMPHADENOPATHY may be secondary to infection , requires Ab. If it persists LONGER 8 WEEKS DEMANDS A FULL EVALUATION. You need an Exam& Labs. CT SCAN OF CHEST ABD & PELVIS. BX OF LYMPH NODE. If the pathology is not diagnostic you need a RADICAL LYMPH DISSECTION TO R/O LYMPHOMA VS METASTATIC PROCESS. SEEK PROMPT EVALUATION FROM YOUR INTERNIST AND A GENERAL SURGEON. Second opinion may be warranted ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had severe constant pain on carotid artery for long time. Can't turn neck for months. Bulges more than right side. Occasional skin rash although always leather skin there. Lightheaded. Eyelid twitch, eye pain. Ear pain. Carotid throbs when standing?
See a doctor: You have symptoms that are usually found in people suffering from a number of different conditions, such as cervical arthritis, carotid dissection, a thin neck , dermatitis and swollen lymph nodes. Please see a doctor to sort them out into a diagnosis upon which a treatment can be based. ...Read more
Not a sign of plaque: 30% block in your carotid artery will not cause pain in your neck area.It is an indicator that it can compromise the blood flow to the brain if gets worse.One has to control the LDL levels in blood and bring it down with statins and diet.If it it prgresses to 60% or more, than you will need endarterectomy and reduce the chances of it leading to stroke. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See ENT: This is not a forum to diagnose your problem. There are numerous possible causes. See your PCP or an ENT Specialist NOW. ...Read more
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