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Pulse under left rib cage

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Pulse feeling: Under the left rib cage is tye spleen, if it is tender and pulsating you need to see your doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 21 years experience
Sounds cardiac: These symptoms could indicate a cardiac cause such as an arrhythmia. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation and further management.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Pulsing: Pulsating symptoms are seen with artery movements and an aneurysm. Gall bladder dysfunction is a cause of right upper abdominal discomfort radiating a... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Rincon
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Transmission: Normally one can perceive the pulse transmitted from the great vessels or heart in areas of the abdomen, chest or neck. Depends on body habitus. If im... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Aorta: The aorta is the largest artery in the body. Many healthy slender people feel or even see the pulsation in the abdomen. High blood pressure and aneury... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Aneurysms: Aneurysms that occur in arteries other than the aorta (and not in the brain) are called peripheral aneurysms. Common locations for peripheral aneurysm... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Irritation: It could be from the rib itself which is causing the discomfort - or it could be some internal adhesions. I would see a surgeon and inquire.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Twitch: This appears to be an irritable abdominal muscle which twitches involuntarily but doesn't cause painful cramps or spasms. It isn't a pulsating blood v... Read More

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