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What is a bounding pulse and a thready pulse?

What is a bounding pulse and a thready pulse?

Pulse: It refers to the degree of pulse strength when you are taking pulse, threads is weak, bounding strong ...Read more

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What could cause a peripheral bounding pulse?

What could cause a peripheral bounding pulse?

Many can cause this: A bounding pulse is a strong and forceful heart rate. A bounding pulse can occur in a few conditions such as hypertension, anemia, anxiety, abnormal heart rhythm, heavy exercise, fever, aortic regurgitation, overactive thyroid, pregnancy, heart failure and chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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I get a lot of pain in my head every morning and it comes like a pulse. Any help?

I get a lot of pain in my head every morning and it comes like a pulse. Any help?

Possible causes: There are many possible causes for your headache every morning, including lack of sleep, dehydration, too much alcohol, too much caffeine (caffeine could cause a rebound headache, often pulsating), or psychological stress. One medical cause of morning headache is obstructive sleep apnea. Pulsating pain as you describe, however, is typical in vascular cause of headache as in migraine. See your doc. ...Read more

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Whenever I touch the back of my head I feel a really strong pulse. Is this normal?

Whenever I touch the back of my head I feel a really strong pulse. Is this normal?

Throbbing Gristle: What part of the back of your head? Towards the top? The bottom? In the center? More out towards the edges? How hard do you press? Standing or lying? Daytime, night time or all the time? How long has this been occurring? Anyone looked at the back of your head? Recent infections? Any mass or swelling? Is that pulse equal to your heartbeat? Or you're pressing so hard you feel the pulse that's in your finger! ...Read more

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What causes my head to painfully pulse with my heartbeat when stretching or standing up to quickly?

What causes my head to painfully pulse with my heartbeat when stretching or standing up to quickly?

See your doctor: The cause may be benign, but it's possible that you have a mild case of intracranial hypotension: Either you're underproducing CSF or removing it too fast or you have a tiny leak from a little hole or tear in your dura mater. This would cause your brain to sag a little when you stand up. Painful but probably not dangerous. It can be tested for. This isn't a diagnosis, just an educated guess. ...Read more

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I feeling something unusual jus below my left chest which come and goes and mostly its off and I also have bounding pulse all over the body?

I feeling something unusual jus below my left chest which come and goes and mostly its off and I also have bounding pulse all over the body?

Palpitations?: It sounds as though you might be experiencing palpitations. It's very common in young adults. It might be due to skipped or extra heart beats, or it might not be related to your heart at all. Sometimes palpitations can be exacerbated by anxiety, caffeine, or thyroid problems. You might want to check with a physician, especially if you have chest pain, breathing trouble, or fainting. ...Read more

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Lately, in the back left side of my head, I feel a small tense feeling/a pulse like feeling. No pain is involved. Random pulse occur all over?

Occipital neuralgia: Could be occipital neuralgia, nerve irritation fro mcervical spine disease or malposition/exertion, Could rarely be lyme, or rare vascular (very rare at your age). Consider NSAIDS (if not allergic), tumeric1/2 teaspoon/day in fod, coconut oil massage and 1 tablespoon/day, warm soaks, or epsom salt soaks (warm towel in epsom salt 2-3 x a day). Check thyroid, Follow up with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a pulse in your head when you lay down?

Is it normal to feel a pulse in your head when you lay down?

Can be: A pulsating artery may be felt in a superficial artery in the temple or in front of the ear. If the pulsation is very strong it is recommended that you have a physician evaluate the artery and check for elevated blood pressure. ...Read more

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On the right side of my head, I can sometimes feel a pulse. Is this normal?

On the right side of my head, I can sometimes feel a pulse. Is this normal?

Likely: You are most likely feeling the temporal artery. You should be able to feel it on both sides. A good spot to check is right in front of the ear in the crease. ...Read more

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Top of head feels like it has line or cut around going around my whole head making a circle. Inside the circle I feel pulse or some type of beating?

Top of head feels like it has line or cut around going around my whole head making a circle. Inside the circle I feel pulse or some type of beating?

Questions...: There are a few things I would like to know: How long this has been going on for? How severe? Nausea, vomiting, fainting, changes in vision, changes with position? How did it start? Any injuries? These are important in order to determine what could be the cause of the headache. If this is new and very severe you should see your doctor or visit an urgent care center ASAP. ...Read more

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Why do I hear and feel my pulse in my head?

Why do I hear and feel my pulse in my head?

Pulsatile tinnitus: This is usually cased by fluid in your inner ear transmitting your carotid pulse to your ear drum. Someone else could hear it if they placed their ear to your ear. It can be treated by antihistamines, sometimes steroids, and sometimes people benefit from a ct sinuses to evaluate for chronic infection. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm wondering why can I hear my pulse "swishing" in my head?

Pulsatile tinnitus: It could be a pulsatile tinnitus or carotid bruit from carotid stensis. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What could be causing this mild pulsing sensation in the left part of my head?

What could be causing this mild pulsing sensation in the left part of my head?

See a doctor: I would suggest you to seea physician, preferably a neurologist.
There may be multiple reasons for this problem, and they need to be worked up by a specialist. ...Read more

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Could you tell me why my head is always hurting on my ride side like its pulsing? Any home remedies?

Could you tell me why my head is always hurting on my ride side like its pulsing? Any home remedies?

Can't be exact about: The cause of headaches because there are several major types, e.g., vascular, sinus, muscular, tension, etc.
Please see you doc so he/she can examine you and give you the proper treatment for the type of headache you have. Sorry if you are dealing w/this. Peace and good health. Biofeedback or clinical hypnosis can be helpful. See www. Asch. Net for licensed referrals for the latter. ...Read more

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My pulse is high while standing up but when I lower head looking at floor pulse go down imediately. Why?

My pulse is high while standing up but when I lower head looking at floor pulse go down imediately. Why?

It could be from: Orthostatic hypotension/ drop in BP with sudden standing up with compensatory tachycardia/palpitation or fast heart beat. I won't worry unless accompanied by other symptoms like passing out, chest pain etc. I presume u already had all the heart work up. Take care! ...Read more

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Prescribed 60 mg a day adderal, female 180 lbs. It's making my head hot and pulse fast but only when it starts to wear off! Normal?

Prescribed 60 mg a day adderal, female 180 lbs. It's making my head hot and pulse fast but only when it starts to wear off! Normal?

Adderall Comedown?: Some people have a comedown off of adderall when either the drug effect has worn off or is wearing off. This can cause some to feel irritable, moody & wired (plus potentially quite tired). Please let your prescribing medical provider know about these possible side effects. ...Read more

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I was sick and I would get really bad headaches and they went away but now I get these random head pulses that last about three seconds. What is this?

I was sick and I would get really bad headaches and they went away but now I get these random head pulses that last about three seconds. What is this?

Ice Pick Headaches: These are a migraine variant called Ice Pick Headaches most likely. Check with your doctor for confirmation. If he concurs, be reassured they are benign. ...Read more

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Husband had a cold sensation from head to toes and BP was 153/102 pulse 70 is this dangerous?

Husband had a cold sensation from head to toes and BP was 153/102 pulse 70 is this dangerous?

Dangerous?: No correlation with a symptom of cold from head to toes with a BP of 150, So not dangerous from that respect ...Read more

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I feel pulse in my righ temple. I feel like the right side of my head is going numb, should I be concern about it?

I feel pulse in my righ temple. I feel like the right side of my head is going numb, should I be concern about it?

Probably not: Probably not. But if it persists or gets worse, then get it checked out. Especially if you have change in vision or facial weakness then get checked immediately. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Laying down or sitting down side of head twitch or pulse. Not always but throughout the day. No pain associated with it. Why?

Muscle fatigue: Muscles will often twitch when they have been fatigued and then are resting. You may also feel your pulse when you are relaxed and that could be what you're feeling. Sometimes if there is a nerve that's irritated it can cause twitching and cramping but that's usually lower extremity and associated with some pain. Not to worry nothing unusual. Good health ...Read more

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I have/feel a slight pulsing sensation in the back of my head when I lie down at night. No other symptoms. Just want to know what's causing this.

Low Risk: When lying down to go to sleep, your muscles relax. Often when you're at the cusp of sleep you can feel your pulse in places that you usually would not otherwise. If it is painless then I would not worry. If it is associated with pain you need to be checked by your family physician. ...Read more

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I am having electrial sock symptoms in my head and through out my body mostly on the left side, Occasional dizziness seems to correlate with pulse.

Go to the ER: ELECTRICAL SHOCK COULD CAUSE SOMETIME HEART ARRHYTHMIAS IF IT PASSED THROUGH THE HEART I RECOMMEND THAT YOU GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM THAT IF YOU DID HAVE AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK
IF YOU ARE FEELING LIKE YOU HAVE ELECTRICAL SHOCK GOING THROUGH YOUR HEAD AND YOUR BODY ASSOCIATED WITH DIZZINESS YOU STILL NEED TO SEE A DOCTOR FOR EVALUATION AND TREATMENT ...Read more

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I am feeling my pulse pulsating on the top of my head what causes this?

I am feeling my pulse pulsating on the top of my head what causes this?

Sinus pressure: Is the lost likely reason but high blood pressure can cause it too. Check you BP and if you feel congested or have allergies take a decongestant. ...Read more

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My newborn baby soft spot in head moves up n down like a pulse. Is this normal?

My newborn baby soft spot in head moves up n down like a pulse. Is this normal?

Yes: A newborn's soft spot can often show slight pulsation. It is nothing to worry about. As long as your baby is otherwise well you can ignore this. ...Read more

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I have a strong headache since two days and I feel my head pulsing only on one side?

I have a strong headache since two days and I feel my head pulsing only on one side?

Possibly migraine: It sounds like a migraine headache, but if you never had such before you should get it evaluated! ...Read more

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My babys soft spot on his head keeps pulsing up and down like a pulse is that normal?

My babys soft spot on his head keeps pulsing up and down like a pulse is that normal?

Yes: The soft spot is are region of the skull where the bones are not yet developed but will grow in with time. Major blood channels are located in this region, and the area will pulsate with the heart beat and with breathing in a normal manner. In cases of severe brain pressure the soft spot can bulge and the pulsing may stop. This becomes a serious problem that needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more