A 65-year-old female asked:
above collar bone near shoulder, pulse feels different on right side than on left when lying down with arm up under head. one side stronger.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Hellman answered
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be checked : If you are concerned, I would not hesitate to be checked. Checking your blood pressure I each arm yourself or at your doctors office can tell if the difference you feel is real. If it is, there are several potential causes including unilateral thoracic outlet syndrome. A good exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause.
Answered on Nov 17, 2014
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