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is it normal to feel your heartbeat in your stomach

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Can be.: Many people are able to feel a pulse in their abdomen, particularly if they happen to be thin. It is definitely not abnormal.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Erner
44 years experience Bariatrics
Feeling heartbeat: You are likely feeling your aortic pulsation simply due to being very thin. This sensation can normally vary from weak to strong. I wouldn''t worry.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The abdominal portion of the aorta runs deep in the stomach and pulsates with the heart beat.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Cohen
60 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
No: It is not normal, but it may or may not be important. It depends on what the abnormal heart rhythm is, how often you get it, how many abnormal beats i ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
The abdominal aorta: you are feeling the pulse from the great vessel called abdominal aorta -- and it has nothing to do with your stomach or H.pylori you could ask your do ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: At your age, it's normal. I'll bet you're thin?
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but . . .: A heartbeat or pulse can be felt in many places with certain activities. However, if a person feels a large pulsation in the stomach or abdomen (espec ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: A distented stomach is not normal. It could be something more benign like gassy distention, however other possibilities include an illeus or bowel ob ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Strader
21 years experience Cardiology
Anuerysm or not: It's not uncommon for people to feel your pulse in your abdomen occasionally. However, it can be a sign of a dangerous condition called an abdominal ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Potter
21 years experience Integrative Medicine
Bad or not: Most likely you are sensing a PVC, an early contraction of your heart that is common and NOT dangerous. Just be sure you don't have any swelling in t ... Read More

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