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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 gets headaches after he goes during sex. What could be the cause of the headache?

My husband gets headaches after he goes during sex. What could be the cause of the headache?

Post ejaculation: headaches are common and although worrisome are usually benign- can also be associated with the use of Viagra (sildenafil) or Cialis as well as srree,tension, or performance anxiety. This should evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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My husband gets headaches after sex, when he finishes, what could be the cause of the headache?

Exertional Headache: Headaches occurring during or after sexual intercourse are a particular type of "Exertional Headache" called Headache Associated With Sexual Activity or Post Coital Headaches. There are 2 types: Primary and Secondary. Primary= benign, not caused by serious disease (most are Primary). Secodary=due to serious disease, such as brain tumor. SEE: http://bit.ly/134oXr for more info. See your physician. ...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