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Doctor insights on: Can You Feel The Baby Heartbeat In Your Neck

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How to feel your baby heartbeat by touching your neck?

How to feel your baby heartbeat by touching your neck?

This can't be done: I think you're asking how to feel the heartbeat of your fetus while you are pregnant. There is no reliable way to do this by simply touching your neck or any other area of your body. Your doctor will be able to measure the heartbeat using a special device.

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When my child is laying down I can see her heartbeat in her neck and her heart rate was 88 she's 5 is this normal?

When my child is laying down I can see her heartbeat in her neck and her heart rate was 88 she's 5 is this normal?

Likely yes: The pulsations can be normal and the HR you mentioned is normal for her age. Assuming the child has no symptoms, this is likely normal. That said, please seek medical attention if the child has any symptoms or if you are otherwise concerned there is a heart problem.

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What mean when u feel a heartbeat on the side of ur neck?

What mean when u feel a heartbeat on the side of ur neck?

Carotid pulse.: You can feel your pulse in several arteries, including the carotid arteries in your neck. It is normal.

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Is it normal to see my heartbeat in my neck?

Is it normal to see my heartbeat in my neck?

NeckyNeckyBoomBoom: In some people yes. They have a thin neck and a prominent pulse and voila: Necky Boom Boom. I'd worry if I saw it in someone with a fat neck, for the same reason I might worry in anyone: there may be some worrisome backflow from the heart.There are various reasons for this. Depends on if it's constant or intermittent. If you look and feel good, don't worry. But if you feel short of breath, see a doc

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Why does my heartbeat feel very weak and can barely feel it beating? Normal pulse but weaker on left side & in neck.

Why does my heartbeat feel very weak and can barely feel it beating? Normal pulse but weaker on left side & in neck.

Heartbeat: Probably not a concern but I strongly recommend you see your primary doctor to confirm that all is OK. If the doctor finds things are OK but you are still troubled, you might want to see a Psychologist - you will be very relieved once you have met the Psychologist. Please keep me posted.

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My heartbeat will suddenly feel like a hard/slowbeat. I feel the beat in my chest then my neck when I check, pulse will drop to 43-49 then 75 in ~5min?

My heartbeat will suddenly feel like a hard/slowbeat. I feel the beat in my chest then my neck when I check, pulse will drop to 43-49 then 75 in ~5min?

Heartrate variabilit: Normal to have some degree of heart variability, especially more so in younger people. That is not a concern unless it is causing dizziness or other symptoms. Ultimately if concern, obtain an EKG.

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When I touch a spot on the lower part of my neck above my collarbone, I feel a strange vibration that's very noticable. It's not my heartbeat. What could it be?

When I touch a spot on the lower part of my neck above my collarbone, I feel a strange vibration that's very noticable. It's not my heartbeat. What could it be?

Thrill: This sounds like you are describing a thrill which may be due to a strong heart murmur or other arterial abnormality. Further evaluation by your medical doctor may be required and may consist of either an echocardiogram or arterial ultrasound.

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Strong pulse in neck and rapid heartbeat. Is that ok?

Strong pulse in neck and rapid heartbeat. Is that ok?

Carotids: Your carotid arteries traverse the left and right side of your neck and the better you can feel them, the healthier it is, assuming your blood pressure is normal. Aneurysms are very rare. Rapid hb is a separate issue. Rates of up 100 (170 with peak exercise) may be normal.

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Laying in bed, can feel my heartbeat in my neck and back of head?

Laying in bed, can feel my heartbeat in my neck and back of head?

Heart aware: Some people are more heart aware than others. Most people do not feel their heart unless they are lying down on the left side. It may be normal for you to feel it in your neck but there are a few abnormalities that could make this a more prominent symptom for you. It would be worth your time to seek an evaluation by a health care provider to exclude anything significant being wrong. Reassuring too

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What may cause the feeling of a pounding heartbeat on one or both sides of neck with lightheadedness?

What may cause the feeling of a pounding heartbeat on one or both sides of neck with lightheadedness?

Arrthymia: The carotid arteries on each side of the neck are the ones that throb with a rapid heart beat. Your dizziness with it is concerning. It may be a hot flash if you are perimenopausal, but I would call the doctor anyhow to check into any possible cardia problem.

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When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too.?

When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too.?

Physical: Always start with a standard history and physical exam/lab. I suspect you either have benign hyperkinetic circulation or high blood pressure, less likely a thyroid issue. See www. Thepmc. Org website to clear the 1st 2. HRS, MD, FACC

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17 yrs. Athlete. Pounding sensation in my neck and body exercising. Try to block it out but feel it rly bad when stop. Hr high, visible heartbeat on chest.

17 yrs. Athlete. Pounding sensation in my neck and body exercising. Try to block it out but feel it rly bad when stop. Hr high, visible heartbeat on chest.

U need 2 C a card-: -iologist. You could have heart problems of high blood pressure problems. I you came 2 me with that complaint, that's where I would send U. I would expect a cardiologist 2 perform a stress test. U must talk 2 Ur parents about this as they make Ur medical decisions 4 U @ Ur age.

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If I lie down, I can feel my heartbeat very forcefully pounding in back of my head where my neck meets the base of my skull. BP was 115/80. 26yrs old?

If I lie down, I can feel my heartbeat very forcefully pounding in back of my head where my neck meets the base of my skull. BP was 115/80. 26yrs old?

Likely no worries: Your normal blood pressure is the key. People may commonly be aware of their "heartbeat" in ears, head, neck, hands or abdomen- actaully the sensation of blood flowing. Since the heart sends blood everywhere- you can notice it anywhere. If it is a normal slow beat with normal blood pressure, you can rest easy. Don't wish it away- people who used to have a beating heart generally heart miss it.

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Recently noticed a vein that is visible in my neck with a visible heartbeat. Is this because I'm too skinny or possibly because of a condition? 20yo m

Recently noticed a vein that is visible in my neck with a visible heartbeat. Is this because I'm too skinny or possibly because of a condition? 20yo m

Neck Veins: The vein you are referring to is most likely jugular vein that courses along the neck muscles and may get engorged with blood during periods of stress and anger. Nothing to worry about.

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Why do I feel my pulse very strong in my neck? And my head shakes along with my heartbeat? Specially at night when I go to bed

Why do I feel my pulse very strong in my neck? And my head shakes along with my heartbeat? Specially at night when I go to bed

Carotid artery: Your carotid artery and, one on each side of your neck, supplies all the blood to your brain which can be up to 25% of your cardiac output. Therefore a very strong pulse is a good thing. It might be valuable to check your blood pressure to make sure it's not too high