18th November 2019


What are the symptoms of an aneurysm in the neck?

Symptoms of a ruptured aneurysm include:
  • sudden, severe headache, “the worst headache of my life”
  • neck stiffness.
  • blurry or double vision.
  • sensitivity to light.
  • drooping eyelid.
  • trouble speaking or a change in awareness and mental state.
  • trouble walking or dizziness.
  • nausea or vomiting.

What does carotid artery pain feel like?

A common symptom is angina. Angina is chest pain that occurs when your heart doesn't get enough oxygen-rich blood. Angina may feel like pressure or a squeezing pain in your chest. You also may feel it in your shoulders, arms, neck, jaw, or back.