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I was just told I have carotid arteries disease an I have been having pain on the right side of my head? Related?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: No

Carotid artery disease usually asymptomatic but can present with mini strokes or stroke.
Carotid artery dissection can cause pain in the neck but it's really unusual.

In brief: No

Carotid artery disease usually asymptomatic but can present with mini strokes or stroke.
Carotid artery dissection can cause pain in the neck but it's really unusual.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Probably not

Carotid artery disease usually does not cause headaches.
You may gave dizzy spells or symptoms associated with tia.

In brief: Probably not

Carotid artery disease usually does not cause headaches.
You may gave dizzy spells or symptoms associated with tia.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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