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Can a carotid stent cause me to have a headache due to more blood flow?

Can a carotid stent cause me to have a headache due to more blood flow?

Yes: It is not unusual to have headaches on the side of the stent soon after carotid stenting, especially if the carotid stenosis was high grade. These headaches usually resolve within days. Severe headache accompanied by hypertension in this setting can be worrisome and should be discussed with your doctor, as it can be a sign of reperfusion syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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When after a carotid stent placement is a severe headache ofconcern?

When after a carotid stent placement is a severe headache ofconcern?

Follow up: A severe headache is always a concern, however when coupled with a major vascular surgery, it is something that should not be ignored. You should notify your surgeon about your symptoms and follow up. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have blood in my phlegm. I have cold no cough. I had a stent put in two years ago. I've high BP 217 / 119 and severe headache?

I have blood in my phlegm. I have cold no cough. I had a stent put in two years ago. I've high BP 217 / 119 and severe headache?

Concerned : The severe headache with that high blood pressure is very concerning and you should seek treatment right away, today. The blood could be due to infection or irritation of the mucosa. Get seen by a doctor today to get all of these symptoms addressed. ...Read more

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My husband started using Advocare products and his moods seem different than normal plus he has more headaches. Could Advocare cause these changes?

My husband  started using Advocare products and his moods seem different than normal plus he has more headaches.  Could Advocare cause these changes?

Its possible: There have been several controvertial issues/reports regarding these products. I would stop them for a week or so and see if mood and headaches improve. If both issues return after restarting then i think you have your answer. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp headaches?

What could cause sharp headaches?

Deep or Surface?: Headaches deep inside the head may be different than surface headaches. Usually deep headaches are throbbing or pressure. Surface headaches, especially if 'sharp' or 'stabbing' in my experience tend to be the result of nerve injury/impingement or neck muscle problems. A good history & physical, including an osteopathic hands-on examination might help find the cause & even fix it via manipulation. ...Read more

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Could snorting cause headache and why?

Could snorting cause headache and why?

Snorting?: Snorting what? Would need to know more to really answer this question...Feel free to msg me if you want. ...Read more

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What could cause evere headaches in bed?

What could cause evere headaches in bed?

Many reasons: Malalignment and bad positionioning of the neck, blunt trauma to neck and head, neck disc problems, neck muscle spasms and srain, histamine headache, allergies, upper respiratory problems, migrains, high or low blood pressure, high or low thyroid hormone leveks. ...Read more

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Could changing your diet cause headaches?

Could changing your diet cause headaches?

Yes: Headaches are oftentimes triggered by dietary factors, and dietary adjustments are often used to help treat headaches. ...Read more

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Could exposure to lillies have caused my headache?

Could exposure to lillies have caused my headache?

Yes: Many patients with migraine have "osmophobic"headaches, that is, headaches triggered by strong or irritating odors. Almost all headaches triggered by odors are migraines. A neurologist can help if this is a frequent problem. ...Read more

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What could cause a horrible headaches when standing up?

What could cause a horrible headaches when standing up?

Depends: Headaches that are positional can be related to either high or low pressure of your cerebral spinal fluid. It is best to consult with your physician about your headaches. ...Read more

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What could cause repeatedly occurring very painful headaches?

What could cause repeatedly occurring very painful headaches?

Need physcian evalua: See your doctor for such symptoms you need physician care , could be anything from b. P to impending stroke, see your doctor ...Read more

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Headaches with exercise normal? What could be cause. Hydrating well.

Headaches with exercise normal? What could be cause. Hydrating well.

You may have: Exercise induced headaches. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/exercise-headaches/basics/definition/con-20025221.

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What could be the cause of my headaches that occur every day some are a 7?

What could be the cause of my headaches that occur every day some are a 7?

There a number of : Types of headaches. I would start by seeing your personal physician for an evaluation to determine the type of headache. Sometimes causes can be determined. Sometimes consultation with a neurologist is needed. Take care. ...Read more

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Headaches for 3days. B.P up to 205/100. Could the headaches be caused by this?

Headaches for 3days.
B.P up to 205/100. Could the headaches be caused by this?

See your doctor: This is a danger sign. I would see your doctor or go to an urgent care clinic or Emergency department to get checked as soon as possible. You are at risk for a stroke. ...Read more

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I've been having headaches for a month or so and was wondering what the cause could be?

I've been having headaches for a month or so and was wondering what the cause could be?

Headaches won't stop: Headaches can be caused by simple and serious things. I would advise you to seek medical attention urgently. But, this could as easily be reactions to the environment, food, sleep disturbance, sinus infection, dehydration, or a reaction to too many headache medications. A good health care provider should be able to help you sort through the various possibilities and get you headed to health. ...Read more

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What could cause a very mild headache in a 23yo female most days doesnt get worse no ther symptoms?

What could cause a very mild headache in a 23yo female most days doesnt get worse no ther symptoms?

Headaches: The most common causes of headaches are tension and migraine type headaches. For a young lady, migraine may be slightly more common. This would cause throbbing or pulsating on one side of the head, associated with nausea or sensitivity to light. ...Read more

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I am getting regular headaches when I spend lot of time in my own flat , what could be the cause for this ?

Allergic reaction: These headaches could be caused by some allergen in the flat such as mold, dust, dander etc. I would have your flat checked for mold especially if you live in a humid environment. ...Read more

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