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What Happens When U Put Ice On Carotid
Been using hot wrap around front/back of neck. Massage therapist said very dangerous to put heat on front (carotid art/jugular vein)have I done harm?
I doubt it:
I agree it is better to avoid putting hot things on the front of your neck, however, you have not done any damage unless you actually burned yourself.
You should be ok!
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Should I get a carotid u/s if im having reoccurring sharp pain? Only last seconds, sometimes one side sometimes the other. My BP is normal to low..
Death: You don't need a physician to explain that this leads pretty quickly to death. ...Read more
No: Duplex ultrasound is an excellent, noninvasive method to check for abnormal flow and atherosclerotic plaque buildup in your arteries. They are safe and effective. Occasionally a secondary test such as a ct or MRI will be recommended to confirm findings on an ultrasound. The test is not painful, and involves the technician using jelly on the area to be studied and gentle pressure with a probe. ...Read more
Unusual: This is done during tumor surgery only if cancer is invading the carotid artery but after careful occlusion studies to ensure that tying of the carotid will not affect blood flow to the brain enough to cause neurologic problems. It may be done in an emergency in order to stop bleeding. The carotid has two main branches, and the external branch may be tied off safely for the most part. ...Read more
Absolutely: Someone who is having tias should most definitely have their carotids checked since the carotid arteries are the number one source for embolic strokes. In "symptomatic" patients, such as someone who is having tias, a carotid blockage of 50% or more warrants intervention. ...Read more
Can someone who has been cleared with good flowing carotids, still experience symptoms of a TIA? If so how is that possible?
Yes: TIA can be caused by arterial plaques or clots from any artery between the heart and the brain. Can also be caused by spasm of the arterial wall muscles in arteries that supply the brain, or by overall blood pressure drop in a patient who is predisposed to poor blood flow in the brain. Symptoms that mimic TIA can be from complex migraine, seizure, dehydration, intense stress, many things indeed. ...Read more
I'm under an intense amount of stress acute and long term, my carotids feel so enlarged that I feel like im being choked what does this mean?
59 years old. Mild bilateral carotid plaguing. No significant flow disturbance or velocity elevation is seen in either carotid distribution. What do?
Cholesterol: This is usually due to increased cholesterol levels. Decrease your cholesterol intake. Increase your exercise and have your lipids checked by your doctor. Good Luck ...Read more
Possible: It is possible to develop a stroke during carotid stent placement (~ 4% in optimal patients). However the carotid stent is effective at preventing further strokes and that is why they are placed. At this point carotid stents are reserved for patients who are at high risk for open carotid endarterectomy (surgery). ...Read more
Symptoms or >80%: Carotid endartectomy (cea) is a scientifically proven, remarkably effective procedure which prevents stroke in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis or high grade (i.e. Greater than 80%) asymptomatic stenosis. It is a very durable and long lasting procedure and has a very high success rate when performed by an experienced vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Stroke: The most common risk of a carotid endarterectomy (cea) is stroke. Although this is the most serious risk, it is less common than the risk of infection, neck, pain, and hoarsness. The risk of stroke in the hands of a trained vascular or neurosurgeon is about 1-2%. ...Read more
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