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Is It Normal To Feel Your Pulse When You Press On Your Bellybutton
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
My 15 year, cousin, says that he can feel his pulse in navels when he presses it? Is it normal, he doesn't smoke and is always excersising
Probably normal: If you cousin is thin and in good shape it is possible to palpate (feel) the pulses of the aorta. ...Read more
Is it normal for me to feel my pulse by pressing on the middle of my chest, just above the diaphragm? I was having some discomfort and found this.
Aorta: I suspect you're feeling your aorta - very likely normal, especially if your fairly thin (?). ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
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
Yes: Yes its possible to feel your pulse when u make a fist. ...Read more
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
Is it normal to feel your pulse/heartbeat rushing in the back of the head and neck when/after exercising or running?
Palpitation: Is common with exerciseGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Is it normal to feel your pulse really thumping in your lips, ears, neck and legs when lying down trying to get to sleep?
Pulse: There are major arteries under the suprasternal notch so feeling a pulse there is usual ...Read more
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: Blood is circulating profusely from exercise and heart pumping blood at high rate. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel the length and outline of your aorta? Its always a strong pulse. I have POTS. I'm 98pounds in weight.
Completely normal in someone your size/weight!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Is it normal to feel suprasternal pulse when exercise or anxious? The pulse is very prominent.22 male.62 kg and thin body. It started after panic attack
That panic attack: Ts a strong indication that you are vitamin deficient. Panic attacks are caused by poor energy metabolism in the brain. I would be willing to bet that your diet contains a lot of sugar that depletes vitamin B. The pulsations are caused by autonomic nervous system activity that is poorly regulated. ...Read more
Yes: Especially in thinner people as this is likely pulse from abdominal aorta. ...Read more
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
Is it normal to feel a stronger pulse at your right temple? (Note: I can only feel the pulse with my finger, so it doesn't feel like a palpitation)
Strength depending on anatomy: Pulses will vary on the anatomy of the vessel involved. This would mean dependency on the size of the vessel and the course of the vessel through its length. A discrepancy in pulse strength does not necessarily mean a problem. I would ask, why you were feeling your temple pulses in the first place? If you are concerned you should have your Doctor examine you. I suspect you are just fine. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel strong pulse in my upper stomach after running/jogging? My 15 year old cousing feels it too (20min jog, it is normal at his age
Yes: If you are very thin, it is not unusual to feel the aorta (the major blood vessel from the heart) pulsate with your heartbeat. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel pulse on one temple stronger than the other? Also have numbness on that side of face/forehead. Ct normal. 20yrs old.
Relax: At 20 years old you are starting to notice bodily functions you have ignored in the past. Also you have probably forgotten or not experienced true severe pain or illness. A good rule of thumb : If you have to wonder if something hurts or not then it doesn't hurt. Likewise if a sensation or self examination isn't unpleasant and there's nothing new (like a lump or skin lesion) then you're ok! ...Read more
Is it normal to feel strong pulse in my upper stomach after running/jogging and something when resting (not strong that time) my BMI is 20.2, bf%=16%?
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