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hello, a few days ago i noticed a pulsating on both sides of my neck, i can't feel it but it's clearly visible, should i be worried?

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
No. You are probably: seeing the pulsations of your carotid artery, the main artery leading to the brain. It can be easily felt and may also be seen because, for a large artery, it's relatively close to the surface. I would worry if you couldn't find a carotid pulse. Dr. Anne
Answered on Apr 6, 2017

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