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A 34-year-old male asked about a 25-year-old female:

I was sitting here not doing anything and i happened to look at my right hand and i could see my pulse under my thumb on that part of my hand. is that normal? or something to be worried about. ive never noticed it before and its not doing it now.

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Pulse thumb: It is common to see the artery that runs across the dorsal area of the thumb in what is called the snuff box. But not aware of how one could see it on the palmer surface of the hand. Show to Dr and send us video.

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