A 49-year-old male asked:
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is it normal to the see venous pulse in neck right side only when lying down on left side cannot hear it but slightly feel it on, each pulsing.

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Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: What you are seeing and feeling is normal and is the Carotid artery pulse. Veins don't have a pulse.
Answered on Jan 8, 2016
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