A 27-year-old female asked:
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i can feel my heart beat in my stomach and watch my stomach move with each beat. i can also feel a strong pulse in my neck thighs. is something wrong?

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Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Normal.: It is normal to see the abdominal wall move slightly with each heartbeat as the blood pulses down the aorta (the largest artery in the body). It is also normal to feel the pulse in the neck and groin area (femoral artery).
Answered on Mar 24, 2020
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