A -1-year-old male asked:
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i can see my stomach pulsing with my heartbeat when lying down. is this normal? i am 24 year old male smoker, 6'2 and 182lbs. im a medium build

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Abdominal Aorta: Seeing pulsations from your abdominal Aorta is not unusual.
Answered on Oct 8, 2017
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