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Can a carotid artery bruit sound come and go? Does it mean you have a blockage?

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Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Yes

Yes bruit can come and go .
. Having bruit is not sensitive test to associate with significant stenosis of the carotid artery but if u have bruit u can get a duplex ultrasound test to assess the blockage.

In brief: Yes

Yes bruit can come and go .
. Having bruit is not sensitive test to associate with significant stenosis of the carotid artery but if u have bruit u can get a duplex ultrasound test to assess the blockage.
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
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Dr. Ly Phan
Surgery
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In brief: See your doctor

This may be early sign of carotid disease.
As the carotid narrow blood squeeze through a tight area faster resulting in a bruit that we hear.

In brief: See your doctor

This may be early sign of carotid disease.
As the carotid narrow blood squeeze through a tight area faster resulting in a bruit that we hear.
Dr. Ly Phan
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