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Will flying affect you if you have a carotid bruit? What about altitude sickness?
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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: Should not
Bruit in the neck is a poor predictor of significant carotid disease .
Flying and high altitude has no impact on carotid disease.

In brief: Should not
Bruit in the neck is a poor predictor of significant carotid disease .
Flying and high altitude has no impact on carotid disease.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: No
The most common cause of a carotid bruit is atherosclerosis in the aortic arch or its branches.
Altitude is not going to affect this.

In brief: No
The most common cause of a carotid bruit is atherosclerosis in the aortic arch or its branches.
Altitude is not going to affect this.
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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