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A 19-year-old male asked:

Entire stomach pulses with heart. no mass and is not localized to a specific area. 19/m i'm 6' tall and weigh 225. is it normal for abdomen to pulse?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Normal likely: To a degree. The aorta pulses regularly, so in a thin, or low fat person the pulse transmits to abdominal wall. But you should be examined and have blood pressure taken to be sure that is the issue. Aneurysms are rare in young people but can happen.
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