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16 y/o male, feeling pulsing on random parts of the body at random times for the past few months. Active & healthy; well-balanced diet. What's this?

16 y/o male, feeling pulsing on random parts of the body at random times for the past few months. Active & healthy; well-balanced diet. What's this?

Its normal: What you are experiencing is muscle fasciculations or involuntary muscle contractions. Everyone experiences them and most are harmless. They can also occur as a result of some abnormal conditions such as polio, spinal muscular atrophy, and more commonly magnesium deficiency. Up to 70% of adults do not consume the daily recommended amount of magnesium. You can get it from nuts, bananas, and spinach. ...Read more

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What part of the body is the best for getting an accurate reading of a person's pulse?

What part of the body is the best for getting an accurate reading of a person's pulse?

Wrist, neck or groin: The wrist on the thumb side, the neck near the angle of the jaw or the groin. ...Read more

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I can feel my pulse all over my body what could this be?

I can feel my pulse all over my body what could this be?

Good observer: You can indeed feel the arterial pulse even in the fingertips on anybody who's alive and not in shock. Some folks never notice. ...Read more

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Where are the places on your body where you can check the babies pulse?

Where are the places on your body where you can check the babies pulse?

No where!: There are electronic devices, but other than placing a stethescope over the placenta, you cannot palpate a fetal pulse! ...Read more

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A pulsing, pinching feeling going threw my body every other day. What could this be ?

A pulsing, pinching feeling going threw my body every other day. What could this be ?

Paresthesias: Your symptom is very nonspecific. Yet, the first diagnosis that comes to mind is anxiety. See your primary care provider for clarification. ...Read more

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Do you know if there are other places on your body where you can feel your pulse besides your neck?

Do you know if there are other places on your body where you can feel your pulse besides your neck?

Many: Any place of the body that has an artery close to the skin: wrist, elbow, groin, side and top of foot, and even the apex of the heart if you are slim (apical pulse) ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does that mean when you can actually feel your pulse beating through out your whole body?

Can doctors tell me what does that mean when you can actually feel your pulse beating through out your whole body?

Your PayingAttention: The circulatory system must supply all cells in the body, analogous highways & local street. By definition, arteries carry blood away from heat, veins back. Heart only pumps during contraction, relaxes to allow blood return from veins. Thus arteries expand & contract, pulsate, veins thin wall & minimal change in size heart beat to beat. Consciously, most people filter out the vast majority of data. ...Read more

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I feeling something unusual jus below my left chest which come and goes and mostly its off and i also have bounding pulse all over the body?

Palpitations?: It sounds as though you might be experiencing palpitations. It's very common in young adults. It might be due to skipped or extra heart beats, or it might not be related to your heart at all. Sometimes palpitations can be exacerbated by anxiety, caffeine, or thyroid problems. You might want to check with a physician, especially if you have chest pain, breathing trouble, or fainting. ...Read more

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Lately, in the back left side of my head, i feel a small tense feeling/a pulse like feeling. No pain is involved. Random pulse occur all over ?

Lately, in the back left side of my head, i feel a small tense feeling/a pulse like feeling. No pain is involved. Random pulse occur all over ?

Occipital neuralgia: Could be occipital neuralgia, nerve irritation fro mcervical spine disease or malposition/exertion, Could rarely be lyme, or rare vascular ( very rare at your age). Consider NSAIDS(if not allergic), tumeric1/2 teaspoon/day in fod, coconut oil massage and 1 tablespoon/day ,warm soaks, or epsom salt soaks ( warm towel in epsom salt 2-3 x a day). Check thyroid, Follow up with doctor/urgent care. ...Read more

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Injected Decadrabolin 300mg 48 hrs ago, i had 140 pulse and tension 120/220. After betaloc Tab Iam better. How can I clean my body from this immediate?

Injected Decadrabolin 300mg 48 hrs ago, i had 140 pulse and tension 120/220. After betaloc Tab Iam better. How can I clean my body from this immediate?

Unhealthy: Decadurabolin is an anabolic steroid that has harmful effects as you can see. It causes the body to retain sodium causing hypertension as evidenced by 220/120 in your case. The rapid heart rate also elevates the bp. Anabolic steroids are only indicated for short term use to treat patients who are emaciated and may help stimulate appetite in certain frail patients but I doubt you need them. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where are peripheral pulses found in the human body?

Please help docs! where are peripheral pulses found in the human body?

At the periphery !: The ends of limbs are generally where they are examined. Specifically at the wrists, maybe ankles and tops of the feet. The tops of the feet are easier so we generally use those and forget the ankles. ...Read more

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What is causing parts of my body to start to twitch along with my pulse?

What is causing parts of my body to start to twitch along with my pulse?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My body went cold, I passed out and I stopped breathing but had a pulse. What could have happened?

My body went cold, I passed out and I stopped breathing but had a pulse. What could have happened?

Syncope: You most probably had a fainting spell and I am glad you're over it. Please consult your physician to discover its cause. ...Read more

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Random chest spasm you could say. Its a random pulsing feeling in the right side of my chest. Concerning?

Random chest spasm you could say. Its a random pulsing feeling in the right side of my chest. Concerning?

Chest pain: you are describing muscular pain that you need to use ibuprofen for. You need to make if you have cough or breathing problem or fever to check in with your Doctor. ...Read more

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Does the cartoid body in the neck feel small, squishy and move around? I feel something moveable that pulses

Does the cartoid body in the neck feel small, squishy and move around? I feel something moveable that pulses

Anxiety: Yes, but why are you asking the question? How is this related to any medical or health related issue you may be facing? Is this part of your anxiety disorder? Anatomy questions can easily be looked up on line or in an anatomy book. ...Read more

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Why does my pulse and muscules in my body feel shaky and jittery ? Can that happen whilst on tarceva (erlotinib)?

Likely: Tarceva (erlotinib) has the potential for many side effects including anxiety, rigors, dizziness, neuropathy, myalgia, and fatigue. It's likely that your symptoms may be related. It's always a good idea to review your symptoms with your treating oncologist or prescriber. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my BP goes as high as 171/94 and pulse 103 during a seizure? Why does the body react that way?

What does it mean if my BP goes as high as 171/94 and pulse 103 during a seizure? Why does the body react that way?

Adrenaline : During a seizure, just like any other significantly stressful situation, the body's fight or flight senses the stress & responds by releasing stored adrenaline into the circulations. By its direct stimulation on the heart and blood vessels, the rapid surge in this hormone causes a rise in BP & pulse. Other intertwined mechanisms are described but rapid rise in sympathetic tone is the main reason. ...Read more