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Pulse in my head. Is this indicative of carotid artery disease?
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Carotid artery disease usually become symptomatic when an embolus or clot goes to the brain and cause stroke or mini stroke .
Hearing pulse in the head does not indicate the presence or absence of disease.

In brief: No
Carotid artery disease usually become symptomatic when an embolus or clot goes to the brain and cause stroke or mini stroke .
Hearing pulse in the head does not indicate the presence or absence of disease.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. James Scanlon
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be...
Sensing or even hearing a pulse or "whooshing" noise in your head is not a common sign of carotid artery disease - but I have seen it.
It could also be a sign of a vascular malformation or fistula near the inner ear. It also could be a sign of high blood pressure. Get it checked out.

In brief: Could be...
Sensing or even hearing a pulse or "whooshing" noise in your head is not a common sign of carotid artery disease - but I have seen it.
It could also be a sign of a vascular malformation or fistula near the inner ear. It also could be a sign of high blood pressure. Get it checked out.
Dr. James Scanlon
Dr. James Scanlon
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Probably
Get check up.

In brief: Probably
Get check up.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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