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Yes: Coarctation of the aorta (coa) refers to a heart defect characterized by a narrowing of the aorta that interferes with blood flow to the lower part of the body. This results in strong pulses in the arms (brachial pulse) but weak or absent pulses in the legs (femoral pulse). The finding of normal femoral pulses makes significant coa unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has been complaining of painful femoral pulse sincea long time and she is on hrt. Could she have varicose veins?
I can feel a very light vibration in my femoral artery. It started yesterday and i seem to feel it with the regularity of a pulse rate.
Bruit : See if your doctor agree -- bruit indicates flow disturbance. ...Read more
Pulse?: A pulse is something felt by palpation. A doppler, which is a machine that "listens" to blood flow, can't get a pulse but can produce a signal that tells us flow is present. An occluded fem-pop bypass will almost certainly have no pedal pulse but the patient may continue to have a pedal signal found on doppler. Discuss further with a board-certified vascular surgeon. ...Read more
I can feel my pulse in my groin. Its only on the right side and is very pronounced. It comes and goes and feels like a very strong vibration.
Should i always be able to feel pulse of arteria femoralis?I feel it only after physical effort or when lying, never when i'm sitting/standing.Concern?
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