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is it normal to see your heartbeat in your stomach

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Slender people may see pulsations of blood vessels through the skin. If not slender, discuss with your doctor and ask about your blood pressure.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Petrosky
8 years experience General Surgery
Yes its normal: As a result of your hard work from being an athlete, you have developed a strong heart. As long as you are able to participate in sports, and do the t ... Read More
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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Normal in normal kid: Normal, slim teens can see their pulse in their stomach areas when lying down, and they can feel it there too. If there are other reasons a teen is wo ... Read More
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A -1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Abdominal Aorta: Seeing pulsations from your abdominal Aorta is not unusual.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Are you thin?: Hi. You are NOT seeing your stomach pulse. That's your aorta. And at age 20, it's not a AAA unless you have Marfan's or syphilis (which i HIGHLY suspe ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
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Yes: Yes, people who are thin can often feel pulsations of the aorta which runs from the heart down through the abdomen then splits and supplies blood to t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
See Dr.: What you are probably seeing is your abdominal aorta (the largest blood vessel in your body) beating in your stomach area. This is common in thin peo ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Your anxiety: I'd like to encourage you to get a handle on your anxiety. It might be related to the heart beat question and if not, that can be a reason for an exam ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Bleeding Gums: If your gums are bleeding there's a good chance they are inflamed. If you haven't seen a dentist for a professional cleaning within the last six month ... Read More

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