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vein pulsate on one side his head

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not at all: It is not a pulsating vein but must be an artery and there is nothing to worry if there are no other symptoms
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Veins don't: pulsate- get examined.

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely normal: It can be absolutely normal to be aware of your own pulse or feel a vein spasm intermittently. If the pulsation is painful, unremitting or has any ass ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Depends: veins do not pulsate It is probably the temporal artery. It all depends as to how long lasting and how long are the headaches. Is it associated with a ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Sounds like migraine: HOWEVER, you list a diagnosis of Pseudotumor cerebri, which can indeed cause a variety of headaches. Would suggest trying Diamox (acetazolamide) or O ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Artery: The pulsations are most likely from the carotid artery in your neck. Because you're having such discomfort for 3 days, i feel you should be examined t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: This is fairly common. I think it's probably from little communications from the nearby temporal artery. If you feel well, don't be concerned about it ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
16 years experience Family Medicine
Diet change, sun: The possible diagnoses include: migraine headache, temporal arteritis. If the temple area feels tender to touch, then you must see your PCP asap. Av ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Cervicogenic HA: Is a very common headache secondary to neck involvement. Cervicogenic headache is a bilateral throbbing pain provoked by neck movement or by pressure ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
What you feel: if on the temple is likely your temporal artery. Veins may bulge but do not pulsate. Feel the opposite side for the same thing and if you do feel it ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Venous pain r head: May be ear ache, can be rarely aneurysm, migraine, ( asocaited with light sensitivity , nausea? HTN? may be vascular Consider testing sed rate as it ... Read More

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