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Attacks of pain directly along carotid artery av. twice a year & EXTREME lightheaded.HX of migraine and IIH. Normal MRA BUT DEFINITELY my artery. Why?

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Dr. Edward Workman
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In brief: Carotid arteritis

You likely have a syndrome wherein the carotid artery becomes inflammed and reactive; Headaches and possibly dizziness are the result.
see your cardiologist.

In brief: Carotid arteritis

You likely have a syndrome wherein the carotid artery becomes inflammed and reactive; Headaches and possibly dizziness are the result.
see your cardiologist.
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