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I have a carotid bruit. What should I expect for follow-ups with the doctor?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Ultrasound

You need a carotid ultrasound.
If the ultrasound reveals that you have carotid stenosis of significance you might need surgery. If you have mild to moderate disease you will need to have an ultrasound on a serial basis typically every six months.

In brief: Ultrasound

You need a carotid ultrasound.
If the ultrasound reveals that you have carotid stenosis of significance you might need surgery. If you have mild to moderate disease you will need to have an ultrasound on a serial basis typically every six months.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on u/s

You will probably get an ultrasound of carotids.
Follow up will be determined based on what is found, in addition to your other health issues.

In brief: Depends on u/s

You will probably get an ultrasound of carotids.
Follow up will be determined based on what is found, in addition to your other health issues.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Need ultrasound

First. Then follow up scans 6-12 months.

In brief: Need ultrasound

First. Then follow up scans 6-12 months.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: 6-12 months

The typical follow up for a carotid stenosis is with an ultrasound every 6 or 12 months.
This will depend on the degree of stenosis and the logistical issues of your local area.

In brief: 6-12 months

The typical follow up for a carotid stenosis is with an ultrasound every 6 or 12 months.
This will depend on the degree of stenosis and the logistical issues of your local area.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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