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Neck Pain Near Carotid Artery
Drs dissected carotid artery during a procedure 2 yrs ago. Now I have neck pain, numbness in left arm, headache. Why?
Many reasons?: Conceivable that there is post-op scarring which has involved nerves in the brachial plexus, and this could cause both arm numbness and headache. Also, could have independent neck disc or arthritic issue. Whether this is vascular in origin needs to be assessed. Consider a "thoracic outlet" like process in the upper plexus. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
2 months since biopsy have Headache, dizziness, tachycardias, neck pain after cervical lymph node biopsy, could my carotid artery have been injured.
Not really: Anything is possible but the injury would be unlikely, it would have been readily apparent if it happened at the time of biopsy and your symptoms are not consistent with a carotid eatey injury so I would guess your carotid artery is fine. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Pain and extreme spasms on the front left side if Murphy neck on the carotid artery and it feels bigger and I think there is a not in it?
Exam/US: get a physicial examand an ultrasound of the neck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Inflammation of carotid arteries. I have pain in the right side of my neck. I was told there was nothing that can be done except antinflamatory meds.
Well, yes: cannot say in your particular case without direct exam. AND large vessel autoimmune diseases are treated with high dose steroids. High dose steroids are effective in large vessel disease. Other therapies (anti-rejection drugs, monoclonal antibodies) are being evaluated and likely to be helpful, but are not known definitely to work yet. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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?
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