A 28-year-old female asked:
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i can see my pulse in my neck and stomach? ive had this my whole life pretty much. is this normal for someone with low body fat.

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Dr. Vijay Karia
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood flow visible : Yes this is possible. Low body fat can make arteries and veins visible.
Answered on Oct 30, 2018
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Pulsation in stomach: Although could be seen with low BMI , need to exclude aneurysm , cardiac disease eg tricuspid regurgitation or pregnancy
Answered on Oct 30, 2018

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