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I have a pin prick sensation and pain on my left fore head near that left artery... what may be the reason?

I have a pin prick sensation and pain on my left fore head near that left artery... what may be the reason?

Head pain: Get an evaluation. You could have temporal arteritis, an inflammation which is diagnosed by a blood test (sed rate) and biopsy of the temporal artery on the side of you forehead. ...Read more

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more


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What does intracranial left artery mildy dominant mean? And hypoplastic right transverse sinus ?

What does intracranial left artery mildy dominant mean? And hypoplastic right transverse sinus ?

Normal Variants: These describe the relative contribution to the intracranial circulation. These are both normal variants. ...Read more

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What is it called when the left artery of your child's heart goes up and over instead of down like normal?

What is it called when the left artery of your child's heart goes up and over instead of down like normal?

Abnormal artery: This can be called anamolous origin of coronary artery. If this artery is not in danger from compression from pulmonary arteries than this is a benign variation and no need to worry. Discuss this with your child's cardiologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about left renal artery entrapment. My left artery is going through the diaphragm instead of what other body part?

Rare cause os RAS: Renal artery entrapment is a rare cause of renal artery stenosis (ras). It is narrowing of blood vessel supplying the kidney, kind of developmental anomaly. It may be cause if high blood pressure. Surgery is indicated in some cases although there are some no surgical treatments available. ...Read more

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Scared of having congenital coronary artery anomaly, had cardiac mri, left artery perfect and they said 90% sure the right. Image quality bad.Trust it?

Scared of having congenital coronary artery anomaly, had cardiac mri, left artery perfect and they said 90% sure the right. Image quality bad.Trust it?

Cardiology: Repeat or additional testing depends on your underlying symptoms and risk for cardiac disease. I would suggest discussing your history of chest pain and family history of cardiac problems with your cardiologist. In younger patients, cardiac causes of chest pain account for 4-6 percent of all cases. ...Read more

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I have pain in left artery in neck, have had problems with heart palpitations also and feeling dizzy. What is causing this & any treatment available?

I have pain in left artery in neck, have had problems with heart palpitations also and feeling dizzy. What is causing this & any treatment available?

Tough to say: Over the computer is is tough to say, but with any heart palpitations and dizziness you need to be evaluated and properly diagnosed to assure at the least that you have no abnormal heart issues causing your symptoms. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My left descending artery is 1.7 CM what do I watch for?

5- 5.5 cm diameter: The concern is rupture of a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Serial ct scans are done every 6 months to monitor growth. At 1.7 cm the chances are it will never grow to the critical level requiring surgery. At some point you probably can decrease the frequency of the scans to yearly. ...Read more

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Basiler artery and left verebral artery occulsion, what is this?

Basiler artery and left verebral artery occulsion, what is this?

Basilar artery: Basilar artery is formed by the confluence of the vertebral arteries. Vertebral arteries are branches off the subclavian arteries. They supply the posterior aspect of brain and flow into the circle of willis. Vertebral occlusions can occur due to atherosclerotic disease and dissection from trauma. ...Read more