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How do they test the carotid artery?

To check your carotid arteries, your doctor will listen to them with a stethoscope. He or she will listen for a whooshing sound called a bruit. This sound may indicate changed (MORE)

Where is the carotid artery located?

The carotid artery is located in the neck. It runs form the aorta up each side of your neck. The external caratid arteries end closer to your ears. The internals run up to you (MORE)

What are the symptoms of a blocked carotid artery?

Some of the symptoms of this disease are headaches, nausea or dizziness. There is also the feeling of numbness or tingling in the various parts of the body experienced by the (MORE)