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Is it normal to feel your pulse in abdomen, when you press it real hard. My tummy also feels hot?

Is it normal to feel your pulse in abdomen, when you press it real hard. My tummy also feels hot?

Yes.: If you are thin you can press deeply in the abdomen just off to the left side of your bellybutton and feel the pulse wave in your aorta. ...Read more

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Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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36 yo female slightly overweight, anxiety, bp borderline- is it normal to hear pulse loud in each ear when that ear is pressed on pillow laying down?

36 yo female slightly overweight, anxiety, bp borderline- is it normal to hear pulse loud in each ear when that ear is pressed on pillow laying down?

Yes: It is quite normal to hear the heartbeat under the circumstances you described.
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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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Feels like blood rushing through my ear when I press the pulse on my neck. Normal? Also pulse of foot do not pulsate the exact same time as my neck do?

Feels like blood rushing through my ear when I press the pulse on my neck. Normal? Also pulse of foot do not pulsate the exact same time as my neck do?

Distance: Unless one has legs about the length of a long neck (like a giraffe, but this is never the case in a human), his pulse will hit the neck before it hits the foot, even if he brings his foot up to his head. It's like stomping on a garden hose... The pressure waves takes time to travel. ...Read more

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Severe pain above belly button when pressing on can feel strong pulse, had abdominal ultrasound 2 yrs ago, gas maybe, ulcur?

Severe pain above belly button when pressing on can feel strong pulse, had abdominal ultrasound 2 yrs ago, gas maybe, ulcur?

Belly button pain: First question is what is your body type? If you are thin, the abdominal aorta can be easily felt and is pulsatile, but should not necessarily cause pain. Have you had abdominal surgeries in the past such as your gallbladder removed? This is generally done through small incisions, one being near your belly button. As to the other causes of pain, it could be muscle wall pain, unlikely ulcer, etc. ...Read more

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I can feel a pulse near my bellybutton, what does this mean?

I can feel a pulse near my bellybutton, what does this mean?

R U THIN INDIVIDUAL: If you are a thin individual you can feel your own aortic pulsation near the belly button. Aorta is the major blood vessel taking origin from the left side of the heart from the ventricle, comes down though chest and belly and breaks down to 2 main branches called common iliac arteries with further divides further into external and internal iliac branches. Throughout its course the aorta sends brs ...Read more

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19y/o F (DX: Inappropriate Sinus Tach): occasional abdominal & lower back pain. Just noticed a pulse feeling around bellybutton. Could be connected?

19y/o F (DX: Inappropriate Sinus Tach): occasional abdominal & lower back pain. Just noticed a pulse feeling around bellybutton. Could be connected?

Pulsation: Prominent pulsation within the abdomen usually stems from the aorta which is a large artery and it is not too unusual to feel it especially in slender people. Abnormally prominent pulsations can be due to an aortic aneurysm Which can cause back and occasional abdominal discomfort. For peace of mind get examined by a physician who will perform a careful examination of your abdomen and then advise ...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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Is it normal to feel your pulse between the eyebrow and socket of the eye? This happens a few times a day and it's painful.

Is it normal to feel your pulse between the eyebrow and socket of the eye? This happens a few times a day and it's painful.

Eye twitching: Pulsations around the eye may be caused by a number of reasons including migraine-like conditions, and benign fasciculations. They may come and go for a period of days or weeks and then halt for no apparent reason. Stress, smoking and other conditions such as fever may aggravate the situation. Mild analgesics may be helpful. Consultation with your doctor would rule out anything more serious. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel like your kidneys are throbbing/pulsing from a UTI?

Is it normal to feel like your kidneys are throbbing/pulsing from a UTI?

NO: There are no "direct" sensory endings in your kdneys themselves although PAIN can result from OBSTRUCTION! A simple UTI usually involves the BLADDER ONLY! (BURNING on urination!)
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Is it normal to feel a pulse in your head when you lay down?

Is it normal to feel a pulse in your head when you lay down?

Can be: A pulsating artery may be felt in a superficial artery in the temple or in front of the ear. If the pulsation is very strong it is recommended that you have a physician evaluate the artery and check for elevated blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel a pulse in your abdomen. I'm only 105lbs at 5'3". I have felt it before but I felt it again last night and started to worry.

Is it normal to feel a pulse in your abdomen. I'm only 105lbs at 5'3". I have felt it before but I felt it again last night and started to worry.

Yes, sometimes: You can feel your aorta pulses especially if you are thin. Have your blood pressure checked just to make sure. You can also have an aneurysm, but it is rare at your age. Show it to a doctor just to make sure. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more