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A 26-year-old female asked:

Why do i keep feeling my heart beat in my lower lip? i have had a cold for about a week and the last couple days, every minute or two i feel a heartbeat pulse in my lower lip. the beat also feels strangely harder than normal, but pulse is normal rate?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
You're feeling the pulse in your labial artery. It's normal. Google "labial artery" to see why it's easy to feel your pulse there.
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