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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nauroz Ali
20 years experience Internal Medicine
May have collateral: May have collateral circulation which makes up for where the blood from the femoral artery would go.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nauroz Ali
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Not really: the only reason to use a stethoscope over a femoral pulse is to see if there is a bruit to assess for an a-v fistula
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Coarctation: In coarctation of the aorta, femoral pulses are typically weak or absent with lower blood pressure in the lower extremities. Palpation of femoral puls ... Read More
Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes: Coarctation of the aorta (coa) refers to a heart defect characterized by a narrowing of the aorta that interferes with blood flow to the lower part of ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
Using fingers:: During a physical exam, the doctor may find that a person with a coarctation has higher blood pressure in the arms than in the legs. The doctor also m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
24 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Veins usually don't pulsate, arteries do. Need to see doctor to make sure there is no aneurysm (weakness in vessel wall).
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Bruit : See if your doctor agree -- bruit indicates flow disturbance.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Pulse?: A pulse is something felt by palpation. A doppler, which is a machine that "listens" to blood flow, can't get a pulse but can produce a signal that t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes. It is normal..
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Normal.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: This is great on both bp is usually too low if the systolic is less than 90. Pulse rate is usually too low if less than 50.
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