A 17-year-old female asked:
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ive been awake all night studying and now i can feel and see (i think) my pulse in my feet. is it because i havent slept? or should i be concerned?

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Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Pulse pressure...: Don't concern yourself. Sitting for long terms can cause foot swelling. This mild swelling can cause you to feel your pulses. Get up an walk around. Those all nighters can certainly be fun, hmmm.
Answered on May 24, 2017
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I think : A good nights sleep is what you need.
Answered on May 18, 2016

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