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is it normal to be able to see a 4 yr olds heart pump in his chest? it's not a slight movement like a pulse. resting heart rate varies 70-130 thanks

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Dr. Hugh Calkins
Cardiac Electrophysiology 38 years experience
Yes : This is normal in kids and thin adults less common in the obese.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2013

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