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What does it mean when my right abdomen pulsates for a few seconds then goes numb for a minute. its happened a few times over just two days.

What does it mean when my right abdomen pulsates for a few seconds then goes numb for a minute. its happened a few times over just two days.

Irritated nerve: The only thing I can think of would be an irritated superficial nerve in the skin. If it's a small area and doesn't happen too often I wouldn't be alarmed. If the area of numbness spreads then I would see a doctor ...Read more

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What could a pulsating in abdomen and rapid heartbeat be from?

What could a pulsating in abdomen and rapid heartbeat be from?

Possible arrhythmia: A rapid heart beat with abdominal pulsations (particularly noticeable in a thin person) might signify a tachycardia type arrhythmia (either svt or VT in origin). If large fluctuations in neck veins are seen it could favor VT as te cause given the av dissociation that would typically occur (atria contracting against a closed av valve producing cannon "a" waves. Patient activated monitoring helpful. ...Read more

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Can feel a pulsating in abdomen after i eat and when i lay down at night, I have no pain

Can feel a pulsating in abdomen after i eat and when i lay down at night,  I have no pain

Probably ok: While this is probably ok, and just an awareness of your body, it could represent something else. Any time a pulsatile sensation is associated with a large mass, we are concerned about an aneurysm. Best to see your primary care for an exam and a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What to do if I have pulsating pain in right-upper quadrant (abdomen)?

What to do if I have pulsating pain in right-upper quadrant (abdomen)?

RUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the right upper quadrant (RUQ) of the abdomen includes: liver, gallbladder, pancreatic head, bile ducts and ampulla, c-loop of the duodenum, stomach antrum and pylorus, the hepatic flexure of the colon. Don't forget the diaphragm & lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, & skin can all contribute as well to localizing RUQ pain. Lots to consider here. ...Read more

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Having pulsating feelings in my lower right abdomen when I sit down or lay down with no pain. Should I be worried of an anuresym?

Having pulsating feelings in my lower right abdomen when I sit down or lay down with no pain. Should I be worried of an anuresym?

Exam: You are quite young for an aortic or abdominal aortic aneurysm. Have the pulsation checked by your physician. Obtain and abdominal ultrasound if this is suggestive of aneurysm - doubtful at your age; however, must be checked and examined. ...Read more

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When i lie on my back i can see and feel my abdomen pulsating around my navel. Is this normal? I am of slim build if that's relevant

When i lie on my back i can see and feel my abdomen pulsating around my navel. Is this normal? I am of slim build if that's relevant

Yes, it is normal: You are seeing the normal pulsation of your aorta. It is visible because you are slim enough for the pulsations to be visible. ...Read more

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I noticed my abdomen is pulsating like whole abd. I look at it while i'm holding my breath and I'm always acidic. But when I touch it i feel no pulse?

I noticed my abdomen is pulsating like whole abd. I look at it while i'm holding my breath and I'm always acidic. But when I touch it i feel no pulse?

Aortic pulse: Most likely you are seeing the the pulse in your aorta (large artery running along your spine). It pulses with each heart beat. In thin people, can see it pulse through through the whole abdomen. If you cannot feel it,, that is a good thing. So not to worry. Normal. Hope this helps. Dr R ...Read more

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I fell down my stairs a few weeks and hurt myself and ever since I've had a weird pulsating feeling deep in my abdomen like between my back and belly?

I fell down my stairs a few weeks  and hurt myself and ever since I've had a weird pulsating feeling deep in my abdomen like between my back and belly?

See your doctor: This may not be anything too significant, but I would suggest that you be checked out to make sure that you haven't suffered any trauma to your abdominal organs; ...Read more

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Moving pulsating lump in abdomen. Go to er?

Moving pulsating lump in abdomen. Go to er?

Yes: A patient that feels a moving pulsating lump in the abdomen should seek immediate medical attention. The primary concern is that of an abdominal aortic aneurysm (enlargement of the main artery in the abdomen). ...Read more

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I have some sort of odd pulsating sensation in my lower abdomen?

I have some sort of odd pulsating sensation in my lower abdomen?

Pulse in abdomen: Check with your doctor if it has any significance. ...Read more

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I keep having pulsating feeling in my left upper abdomen area, right under my rib cage...can you help me?

?Heart: Well, I'm not positive, but you are describing the area where the heart overlies the left lobe of the liver . If you're thin, you may just be feeling your heart beat. If you continue to be concerned, get evaluated by your health care provider. good luck. ...Read more

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Cause of pulsating abdomen and chest?heart will beat super hard and body moves with each beat for about 2 hours. hr is not super high, in 90's.

Cause of pulsating abdomen and chest?heart will beat super hard and body moves with each beat for about 2 hours. hr is not super high, in 90's.

Health anxiety?: Without an examination it's not possible to diagnosis specifically the cause for what your are experiencing. It's not unusual to feel a pulsation in your abdomen from your aorta, particularly if you are thin. It's more than likely that you are experiencing health anxiety(fear you may be ill) and focusing on normal bodily sensations that otherwise would not have drawn your attention. ...Read more

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Pulsating in my left upper abdomen. Not in the rythm of the heartbeat and happens quite frequently. It has nothing to do with the timing of my meals.!

Pulsating in my left upper abdomen. Not in the rythm of the heartbeat and happens quite frequently. It has nothing to do with the timing of my meals.!

There are a number: of different potential sources for the sensation you are experiencing including GI, vascular, musculoskeletal and nervous. At your age this is unlikely to represent anything potentially dangerous but if it is bothering you a lot you should see a health care provider and get checked out. ...Read more

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I have a minor pain on both of my sides between my rib cage and abdomen its a very minor pain more like a pulsating tingle mainly is just discomforting and annoying any ideas?

I have a minor pain on both of my sides between my rib cage and abdomen its a very minor pain more like a pulsating tingle mainly is just discomforting and annoying any ideas?

Mild muscle spasm?: Minor muscle spasm/twitching can cause that "pulsating tingle" you described. The muscles attaching to the edges of your ribcage can get irritated/strained from rapid trunk-twisting movements as during swinging a baseball bat or a tennis racquet etc..If massing the area relieves your symptoms, it is likely to be so. Good range of motion/stretching will help. If persistent, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more