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Carotid artery feels numb and full. I'm only 18 but could it be possible my artery is blocked?

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In brief: Doubtful

Unlikely, at your age, you would experience carotid thrombosis, unless you had trauma, and then, a stroke would develop.
The sensation over the neck could represent muscle spasm, enlarged lymph node, or aberrant thyroid tissue. See your doc, get examined, and hopefully, get reassured.

In brief: Doubtful

Unlikely, at your age, you would experience carotid thrombosis, unless you had trauma, and then, a stroke would develop.
The sensation over the neck could represent muscle spasm, enlarged lymph node, or aberrant thyroid tissue. See your doc, get examined, and hopefully, get reassured.
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