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what does it mean when you feel a pulse in your stomach?

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Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See a doctor ASAP: A main artery, the aorta, runs from the heart down to the abdomen, called the abdominal aorta. If the walls of the vessel weaken and the artery bulges out like a big balloon, you may feel a mass in your stomach region and feel a pulsation. If this is the cause, get it seen soon because if the wall of the artery bursts, you will bleed to death rapidly.
Answered on Apr 24, 2019
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