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A 16-year-old female asked:

Why can i see and feel a strong pulse in my stomach? it's really strong. i'm thin. 16 yrs. f. is this normal or could this be a aaa? i've had it ages.

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Thin person normal: to see abdominal pulsations , abdominal aortic aneurysm is uncommon at 16 . Speak to your doctor , if needed will do simple sonogram will alleviate your fear .

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Last updated Dec 25, 2015

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