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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. It would be prudent to see a doctor. W ... Read More
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Dr. Nir Hus answered
15 years experience General Surgery
Hernia: You need an examination by a surgeon. A general surgeon. You might have an inguinal hernia. And if you are a thin person then appreciating your heartb ... Read More

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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 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
Dr. Stephen Sigal
34 years experience Cardiology
Need a quick exam: This may be normal for you. Often people can see their pulse in their abdomen, particularly if they are thin. Would recommend you see your doctor fo ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: If you have abdominal aortic aneurysm , ( AAA ) you doctor(s) might have told you , at 26 is a very rare possibility , speak to your doctor.
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 female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Difficult to Say: It is difficult to be certain about what you may be feeling and seeing. These could be entirely normal in a thin individual or could represent signifi ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Very thin: If you're very thin, your doctor can often feel the impulse of your abdominal aorta in your stomach, and you may be able to see a pulsation.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is likely: the pulsations of your abdominal aorta.
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A member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Heartburn: Heartburn and gastritis will irritate the lining of the stomach in the lower part of the esophagus and can often times present with tenderness in the ... 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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