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Is this a TIA symtom? I have 700/0 carotid artery narrowing?

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Dr. Peter H'doubler
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In brief: Artery blockage

Carotid artery stenosis means that the carotid arteries have blockage, usually in the form of atherosclerosis.
This can cause stroke. The more severe the blockage, the greater the risk in the absence of neurological symptoms, most cases can be handled with medicine and close periodic follow up by a vascular surgeon. However, if the blockage is more than 80%, surgery will reduce the stroke risk.

In brief: Artery blockage

Carotid artery stenosis means that the carotid arteries have blockage, usually in the form of atherosclerosis.
This can cause stroke. The more severe the blockage, the greater the risk in the absence of neurological symptoms, most cases can be handled with medicine and close periodic follow up by a vascular surgeon. However, if the blockage is more than 80%, surgery will reduce the stroke risk.
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