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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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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 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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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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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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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 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