Carroll, who has been linked with a move to Chelsea this month, has picked up a knock and is a doubt for the trip to West Yorkshire.
Michail Antonio is out with an injury problem, which could see him sidelined for a while, but James Collins is back and available along with Jose Fonte.
Hammers boss David Moyes has hinted he will give a late check to some of his players before deciding who gets the nod to face the Terriers.
He said: “We’ve had quite a lot of injuries. There’s a few that will make it back and a few we still have doubts about.
“We can’t be quite sure. We’ve got a few coming back for Huddersfield hopefully.”
Hibernian head coach Neil Lennon claimed referee John Beaton failed to protect his players from 'disgraceful' challenges during a 1-1 draw with St Johnstone.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright has accused Neil McCann of deflection tactics as he denied reporting the Dundee boss to the Scottish Football Association.