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Second opinion] I wanted to...
Second opinion] I wanted to know what are the symptoms of a blocked artery in the neck.
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Endocrinology
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This is the second time this problem has happened to me it feels as if something is clogged or blocked on the left side of my neck and it is difficult for me to swallow.
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Endocrinologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago
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Hi, Dr. Mo here with JA. Please let me review the information and I'll reply shortly.

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Endocrinologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago

With a blocked artery in the neck you would have episodes of vision loss or fainting spells.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have loss of balance and I fainted once last month.
Endocrinologist: Dr. Mo, Board Certified MD replied 5 months ago
it would make sense that it might be a blockage. You can have an ultrasound done to look for a blockage.
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