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what does it mean if you have a heartbeat in your stomach

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghotham Patlola
17 years experience in Cardiology
Palpitations: One should not feel any heart beat in the stomach area, however in some rare instances that could probably indicate a possible aortic aneurysm (swelli ... Read More
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Dr. Bradley Thomas
18 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Can be norm if thin: Most abdominal aortic aneurysms (aaas) are asymptomatic, not detectable on physical examination, and silent until discovered during other testing. Smo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Common symptom: It could be a result of the heart itself resting upon the diaphragm (breathing muscle) which lies, just above the stomach. It could also mean the mai ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Heartbeat in stomach: This sensation can be normal but at times it may signify a bulging out of the aorta or other vessel called an aneurysm of the vessel. This could be d ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Left side?: So, when you lie on your left side your heart is much closer to the inside of your chest wall and pretty near the stomach. You might be much more awa ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
That is likely: the pulsations of your abdominal aorta.
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Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience in 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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pulsating artery: I'm guessing that you are thin and you can feel your aorta or even see it pulsating the aorta is a large artery that takes bloodvfrom the heart to the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Sarin
22 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Many causes: This is a symptom that can be related to many conditions. The most serious of which could be cardiac in origin. If you have a cardiac history or if ... Read More
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