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Is a pulse like feeling in your abdomen normal? Im skinny and can feel it lying down.

Is a pulse like feeling in your abdomen normal? Im skinny and can feel it lying down.

Yes: It is the abdominal aorta. In fact, if you had someone place their ear on your abdomen they would hear the "whoosing" sound of the blood flow in the abdominal aorta. It may also feel "enlarged, " but if you are thin, it is not a problem. ...Read more

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17 not skinny and have bubble guts which hurts. When I lay I can feel a strong pulse in belly with fingers. Hurts when I press down(bg?) Worried

17 not skinny and have bubble guts which hurts. When I lay I can feel a strong pulse in belly with fingers. Hurts when I press down(bg?) Worried

Abd discomfort: Feeling your pulse when you press on your belly may not be of concern, but does depend upon overall exam. Having discomfort when you press on the stomach may have different implications. I would recommend you see a primary care physician for an exam and further evaluation. Most abdominal discomfort is going to benign at your age, but if symptoms persist or worsen, you should get further evaluation ...Read more

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I'm 5'9" 130 and i can see and feel a pulse in my abdomen when lying down. Is this normal?

I'm 5'9" 130 and i can see and feel a pulse in my abdomen when lying down. Is this normal?

Yes: You are young thin body man . If you lie down on your abdomen , pulsation from ABDOMINAL AORTA transmits to surface you lying on as feeling of pulsations. It is especially common in thin people.. Aorta is biggest artery running through abdomen . Condition as AAA- abdominal aortic aneurysm is very unlikely in your age. Unless rare genetic condition " Marfan syndrome". ...Read more

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Is it normal to Feel your pulse in your abdomen when laying down. No mass present, just a light beat, much like how you can occasionally feel your own heart beating?

Is it normal to Feel your pulse in your abdomen when laying down. No mass present, just a light beat, much like how you can occasionally feel your own heart beating?

It is normal..: If you do not have obvious strong pulsations in abdomen ( caution to Aortic abdominal aneurysm ), in young risk free people ( risk is smoking, family history, Mafan syndrome).. than you hear normal resonance of your heart. its stronger if on abdomen in bed and in thinner prople.Vaves of beat transfer to object you in close body contact with. If any doubts , should be examined. ...Read more

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I been feeling movement in my stomach n i can't laying down on my stomach bcs i feel pulse heartbeat n like something is moving what can be that?

I been feeling movement in my stomach n i can't laying down on my stomach bcs i feel pulse heartbeat n like something is moving what can be that?

Could be serious: I always worry about an abdominal aortic aneurysm when someone has this dramatic symptoms and feels something is just not right. You may want to consider seeking medical attention urgently. ...Read more

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I am 20 years old, 5'6, weigh 170 pounds. I've been feeling a pulse in my belly, specially laying down, lower back pain and headache. What can it be?

I am 20 years old, 5'6, weigh 170 pounds. I've been feeling a pulse in my belly, specially laying down, lower back pain and headache. What can it be?

Aneurysm: Your symptoms are suggestive of an abdominal aortic aneurysm and if you were 60, i'd consider it a good bet. But it would be exceptionally rare, probably unheard of, at your age. More likely you're feeling a normal aortic pulsation (best felt when lying down!) and the back pain is unrelated. The headache is a separate issue in any event! ...Read more

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I can see and feel my heartbeat in my abdomen when I lie down. It's just pulsing up and down with beat, is that normal?

I can see and feel my heartbeat in my abdomen when I lie down. It's just pulsing up and down with beat, is that normal?

No: This type symptoms and generally can mean something or can be normal in a very thin person. See a primary care doctor in person for a specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Although i have good BMI and am skinny fat my stomach is starting to stick out and when i push it in the middle when laying down relaxed it quivers like a jelly or water bottle is this normal or could it be ascites or getting older?GP said normal.

Stomach: As women get older they tend to get hormonal changes which predispose to storing fat in the abdominal areas. Likely it is normal and your GP seemed to have confirmed this which is good! ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel and see abdominal aorta pulse in stomach when laid down slender male?

Is it normal to feel  and see abdominal aorta pulse in stomach when laid down slender male?

It can be normal.: The abdominal aorta is a very large blood vessel, and whereas in the chest it is hidden by the sternum/rib cage, in your abdomen it is covered by the intestines and soft internal organs, which vibrate when your blood pulses through the aorta. So yes, if you are thin and there isn't a lot of fat on your abdomen, you will feel/see the faint pulsations of this great blood vessel. ...Read more

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I'm 16, have a pulse in stomach which is the same as my heartbeat. Cannot feel it, just see. See it when sitting and lying down, have excess belly fat

Pulse in stomach: 16F UK says have pulse in my stomach esp when sitting or lying down. Have excess belly fat.
What you are seeing in tissue and fat moving with each heart beat which is normally as the heart moves in your chest with each bet the tissue and fat move as well. Sort of like making waves in a pond when you throw a rock into it. No worries usually but show it to your Dr. next time. ...Read more

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Hi my question is, is it normal to see or feel your pulse in your stomach when lying on your back. When I lie down I can see my stomach moving and if ?

Hi my question is, is it normal to see or feel your pulse in your stomach when lying on your back. When I lie down I can see my stomach moving and if ?

If you are thin: it would not be unexpected to see your abdominal area move with your pulse. Certainly there are conditions that can be serious that would result in this too (Aortic aneurysms) however it would be less likely. The best way to be reassured is to see a health care provider with your concerns and have them examine you. ...Read more

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A few days ago my aortic pulse in my stomach became very strong when lying down. Mostly on the left of my belly button. Should I be worried?

A few days ago my aortic pulse in my stomach became very strong when lying down. Mostly on the left of my belly button. Should I be worried?

The aorta: traverses on the left side of your belly bottom in normal individuals. At your age it is unlikely that you have any pathological issues however this cannot be evaluated over the internet. Make an appointment with a health care provider for an examination and testing if indicated. ...Read more

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Cause of feeling heart pound in chest&stomach after exercise?Beats so forcefully that pulse visible when sit down.very uncomfortable.hr not racing

Cause of feeling heart pound in chest&stomach after exercise?Beats so forcefully  that pulse visible when sit down.very uncomfortable.hr not racing

When you exercise: your vessels expand, your cardiac output increases and you release hormones to improve cardiac function. It is not abnormal to feel your pulse more forcefully after exercise as your body readjusts to its resting state. Stay well hydrated as this might help in recovery. ...Read more

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22 year old female. Healthy normally. What are the chances of me having an aortic aneurysm? Keep feeling pulse above belly button and upwards. Scared

22 year old female. Healthy normally. What are the chances of me having an aortic aneurysm? Keep feeling pulse above belly button and upwards. Scared

Chances are low: If you are fit and slim, it is normal to feel a pulse in your abdomen. If you are concerned there may be a pulsatile mass, have your doctor examine you and determine of further imaging is indicated. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and have had a 'pulsing' in my stomach for like forever is this normal? I have no pain and I am quite thin. Usually seen when laing down

Yes: The combination of your heart beat and your aorta receiving the blood can make your abdomen move with the beat of your heart. In a skinny person, this can be seen. Normal. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm having an pulse in my lower stomach that goes on and off while laying down.It'll follow my heartbeat then stop after about 15seconds?

I'm having an pulse in my lower stomach that goes on and off while laying down.It'll follow my heartbeat then stop after about 15seconds?

Aorta: You're no doubt feeling your aorta which is palpable in thin people when lying down (supine). You may be additionally feeling premature beats (with a compensatory pause)-normal also. If it bothers you, speak with your trusted provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it normal to see your heart pulse beat in your stomach I can see it beating up and down?

Is it normal to see your heart pulse beat in your stomach I can see it beating up and down?

Yes.This can be : quite dramatic if one is thin.It is also possible to see your pulse at other places in the body,like somewhere below your left nipple and on the inside of your ankle. ...Read more

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What is gas like feeling in lower abdomen..Like pulsing?

What is gas like feeling in lower abdomen..Like pulsing?

Could be gas: Most likely spasm as gas passing through, maybe even kidney/ureteral stone.
Pain? Bleeding? Fever? Duration? Bowel habit? Urinary issues? Back pain? Constant or comes and goes?
Other factors like previous surgery, inflammatory/gyn issues could lead to adhesions(internal scars) which can cause issues. Hernias?
Ongoing, acute, above factors, or other issues- see your doc. ...Read more

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When is feeling your pulse in your abdomen bad?

When is feeling your pulse in your abdomen bad?

>5 cm: When your doctor, who has done an ultrasound, informs you that what you are feeling is an aneurysm >5 cm in diameter. ...Read more

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I'm a 31 year old woman who have been experiencing a pulse feeling in lower abdomen. Its off and on. What is this?

May be normal: THis may simply be a normal artery like the aorta . This can be felt in thin people or in those without thick or big abdominal muscles. If you are concerned see a doctor, certainly see one if there is any pain associated. A simple ultrasound can give you the annswer ...Read more

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I have a cramping/pulsing feeling that hurts in upper abdomen?

I have a cramping/pulsing feeling that hurts in upper abdomen?

Need evaluation: Anatomically, the upper abdomen includes: spleen, pancreas, stomach, descending duodenum, mid colon & flexures, associated vessels & aorta, liver, gallbladder, biliary tree. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, & lower chest are pretty close by. Many of these organs & areas "refer" pain to the back. An exam is appropriate for clarity of diagnosis & treatment--please see your doctor next. ...Read more