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A 24-year-old female asked:

Why do i hear heart beat in ear and blood whooshing around my head when i'm lying down? pregnant . thanks will this go away after birth

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Probably: Your blood flow is generally increased in amount and speed (velocity) when you are pregnant..and lying down pressed UPWARD so that the heartbeat/blood flow is TRANSMITTED to your head/ears. It will likely greatly diminish after delivery! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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