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Can carotid bruits cause severe headaches?
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Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Generally not
A bruit is the sound of irregular blood flow.
They can lead to a stroke which may in fact result in a headache. You need further investigation.

In brief: Generally not
A bruit is the sound of irregular blood flow.
They can lead to a stroke which may in fact result in a headache. You need further investigation.
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: No
A carotid bruit is a sign of turbulence in the carotid artery.
This not typically associated with headache. A bruit should be followed up with an ultrasound as it could be a sign of significant carotid stenosis.

In brief: No
A carotid bruit is a sign of turbulence in the carotid artery.
This not typically associated with headache. A bruit should be followed up with an ultrasound as it could be a sign of significant carotid stenosis.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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