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A 50-year-old male asked:

See vein opposite radial artery pulsing bulging in time with heart is this ulnar artery ? not seen so pronounced in opposite inner wrist, normal?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Pulsation: The vein most likely is touching the radial artery and moves as the artery pulsates. If this pulsation is much more noticeable than the pulsation of the left radial artery, I would check the blood pressure in both arms to see if there is a significant difference and to see if there is abnormally high bp in the right arm. A vascular surgeon could also check for an aneurysm of the right radial arter

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