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Only when lying on left side i notice a pulsation between Sternal Head and between Jugular Notch on the right side only Normal Venous Pulsation?

 Only when lying  on  left side i notice a pulsation  between Sternal Head and between Jugular Notch on the right side only 
 Normal Venous Pulsation?

Venous pulse: Need to know what you mean by notice? Do you feel it or hear it or see it. And not clear if you see a normal venous pulsation or are asking if this is normal? ...Read more

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During massage, she found a tender spot on my back just below my ribs. When pressing on that spot, it caused discomfort in my jugular notch. Why?

During massage, she found a tender spot on my back just below my ribs. When pressing on that spot, it caused discomfort in my jugular notch. Why?

Referred pain: Dating back to our time in utero, various patterns of innervation were established which can set up referred pain. It is not alarming and completely normal. Likewise acupuncture utilizes patterns of referral along various meridian lines in an analogous way. If you remain concerned a good PT or Osteopathic MD can provide further evaluation and reassurance. ...Read more

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when lying on left side i see and feel pulsation betweenSternal Head and between Jugular Notch on the right side only This is carotid Artery? Normal?

 when lying on left side i see and feel pulsation betweenSternal Head and between Jugular Notch on the right side only This is carotid Artery? Normal?

Could be: carotid or another major vessel or aneurysm. Only way to know for sure is by careful physical exam and sometimes imaging such as ultrasound, CT, or MR. Show it to your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What can jugular pulses indicate?

Venous Pulse: The jugular venous pulse can be helpful in differentiating some types of cardiac vs pulmonary conditions. ...Read more

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What causes jugular venous reflux?

What causes jugular venous reflux?

Heart failure: Mostly fluid overload on the right side of the heart leading to jugular venous dissension and reflex. ...Read more

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