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Can You Feel Your Arteries And Pulse Under Your Scalp
Possible: Scalp has a rich blood supply and it is possible you may feel a pulse. The temporal artery on side of the forehead is consistently palpable. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Pulse: There is more likely hood you would feel a pulse that is vasodilated. All the best. ...Read more
When do ur arteries expand? in the neck? u feel pulse clearer when excersice but if arteries constrict then it should be the opposite?
Could my arteries rupture if my BP gets too high? have prob. that makes BP super high after small things and pulse gets super strong in neck
Not very likely: You are young and presumably healthy. Arteries don't just rupture even with very high blood pressure unless they are diseased. Highly unlikely at your age. It does sound like you might benefit from some counseling or perhaps some biofeedback training to help control these exaggerated responses that you have. ...Read more
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Thin Skinned?: It means you're alive. It could also mean your heart is pumping hard to compensate for a heart valve leak. But don't freak. A lot of people can see their arteries pulsing, especially in the neck or wrist or even the groin area. but if you are concerned go see a doc and it'll be figured-out pretty quick. If you have any weird symptoms like shortness of breath or chest pain, that would up the ante. ...Read more
I have noticed about a month ago that my superior labial artery now has a very easy to feel pulse. What could this mean/should i get this checked on?
Probably normal.: I think this is probably just a heightened awareness of a normal variation. There are no diseases that would produce this sign. ...Read more
Use your fingers: If you are taking your own pulse take your second & third finger; place them over your neck below your chin and slide them to your side (opposite side of the hand you are using is easier) until you feel a pulsation. You will need to put a firm pressure to feel it. Be careful to take pulse at the neck one side at a time as if you do both sides at the same time you could get dizzy. ...Read more
Can i feel my pulse in any(every) artery? What is the normal resting pulse? What can be the max pulse of a person?
Yes: If you can feel the artery you can feel the pulse in it. Normal pulse should be 60-100, and its better to be in the low range. Max pulse varies with age, about 220 - your age. See http://www.Cdc.Gov/physicalactivity/everyone/measuring/heartrate.Html for more details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
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