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Why can I see my pulse beating in my neck

A 71-year-old female asked:
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May reasons: Is this a new thing? Do you have symptoms of anything else? You might see this if you are skinny or have prominent vessels in general. You can this wi ... Read More
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Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
HTN?Leaky valve: HTN and tortuous vessels may be a reason/ other reasons are atrial fib/ valve disease on the right side heart/hyperthyrodism need to have it checke ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, it is normal to see the pulse in your neck.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Change in position: causes drop in resistance of your arteries. The heart has to speed up and pump harder to maintain blood pressure. You sense this as palpitation. Also ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonid Basovich
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Looking at additional information you entered chances are that you might have extra fluid in your circulatory system. This is reflected by pulsation o ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijay Karia
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood flow visible : Yes this is possible. Low body fat can make arteries and veins visible.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: What you are seeing and feeling is normal and is the Carotid artery pulse. Veins don't have a pulse.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: One does not want to end up with permanent nerve damage. A paresthesia is an unusual sensation, and can be anywhere in the body where there are sensor ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: In small children especially the external jugular vein (there are two, internal and external) can bulge a bit at times, indicating a good amount of bl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Well,: ...I would want to know is it bilateral or one sided. When children/adults cry, shout or play the trumpet both jugular veins become visible. It is no ... Read More
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