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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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Why can I feel my pulse in every area of my body (fingers, toes, heart, belly)bp/pulse okay. I have anxiety issues & also can't stay still &random pain?

Why can I feel my pulse in every area of my body (fingers, toes, heart, belly)bp/pulse okay. I have anxiety issues & also can't stay still &random pain?

Anxiety?: If all your medical workup is normal, I recommend a counselor experienced with cognitive behavior therapy to help u with your anxiety. ...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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What happens to the pulse rate when body temperature increases?

What happens to the pulse rate when body temperature increases?

Increases: Generally as body temperature rises so does heart rate. ...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

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I was sick and I would get really bad headaches and they went away but now I get these random head pulses that last about three seconds. What is this?

I was sick and I would get really bad headaches and they went away but now I get these random head pulses that last about three seconds. What is this?

Ice Pick Headaches: These are a migraine variant called Ice Pick Headaches most likely. Check with your doctor for confirmation. If he concurs, be reassured they are benign. ...Read more

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What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?

What causes rapid pulse and increased body temperature?

Unclear question: Increased body temperature causes increase in pulse rate to increase the blood supply to organs to meet increased demand from rise in metabolic rate that occurs with fever. Fever is a protective reaction of the body as it helps in fighting infections. Inflammatory cells produce cytokines that reset the thermostat in the hypothalamus to a higher level. ...Read more

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BP is 173/116 pulse 74, having a headache that is the worst ever, low temp: 96.3. Body very agitated?

BP is 173/116 pulse 74, having a headache that is the worst ever, low temp: 96.3. Body very agitated?

Go to the doctor: Go now. If your doctor can't see you, go to the emergency room because of the worst headache of your life and the high BP. You need to get this checked now. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make me feel every pulse in my body and also when I'm laying down I can feel my body moving to the rithm of my pulse?

Can anxiety make me feel every pulse in my body and also when I'm laying down I can feel my body moving to the rithm of my pulse?

Forceful beat: Anxiety and tension can make the heart beat more rapidly and forcefully enough for you to feel the pulsations where the arteries are palpable. Since this much tension and anxiety are not good for you, you must consult your physician or a psychiatrist to help you lessen stress and tension in your life. Measures such as psychotherapy and/or medications are used successfully. ...Read more

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I am having electrial sock symptoms in my head and through out my body mostly on the left side, Occasional dizziness seems to correlate with pulse.

I am having electrial sock symptoms in my head and through out my body mostly on the left side, Occasional dizziness seems to correlate with pulse.

Go to the ER: ELECTRICAL SHOCK COULD CAUSE SOMETIME HEART ARRHYTHMIAS IF IT PASSED THROUGH THE HEART I RECOMMEND THAT YOU GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM THAT IF YOU DID HAVE AN ELECTRICAL SHOCK
IF YOU ARE FEELING LIKE YOU HAVE ELECTRICAL SHOCK GOING THROUGH YOUR HEAD AND YOUR BODY ASSOCIATED WITH DIZZINESS YOU STILL NEED TO SEE A DOCTOR FOR EVALUATION AND TREATMENT ...Read more

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Have been having aches through out body and electric like pulses through out body for about 3 weeks. I eat good and drink plenty water. What's wrong?

Exam: I would start with an examination and blood tests to check the electrolytes, calcium and magnesium levels. Make sure that you're not overdoing it on drinking large quantities of water which can dilute your sodium level, etc. ...Read more

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How does your body react while in diabetic coma respiratory and pulse wise?

Depends on patient: In most comatose patients, respiration needs to be supported through artificial means. This could mean using the help of a ventilator to maintain the supply of oxygen to the body tissues. The pulse rate could be normal or high or low depending on the circulatory status and heart function. ...Read more

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Can a severe anxiety disorder make you hyperaware of body. Ex) feeling pulse in neck, sensations in head, pr pressure on the front neck.

Can a severe anxiety disorder make you hyperaware of body. Ex) feeling pulse in neck, sensations in head, pr pressure on the front neck.

Yes: Even a mild anxiety disorder can do that. Anxious people are too aware of normal sensations a human experiences 24 hours a day. Normal people's brains filter out most normal sensations and only focus on abnormal sensations. For example, every living person has pulsations with heart beats. Most of us don't feel the normal pulsations. Same with normal intestinal flow that pushes our meals along. ...Read more

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I am having troubles sleeping and anxiety. It feels like I can constantly feel my pulse throughout my body. Its a nervous feeling. Ideas?

See below: Are these new symptoms? Initially, I would suggest talking to your primary care doctor to assess why are you having anxiety, insomnia, etc. Your next steps should be taken based on whether the cause of your sx has been established. Meanwhile, you can practice relaxation (you can google the script); sleep hygiene, stress management to help you decrease tension. Good luck! ...Read more

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I sometimes notice my heart rate speeds up very high. I was just cleaning and my pulse was 160. This doesn't happen all the time just randomly. Why?

I sometimes notice my heart rate speeds up very high. I was just cleaning and my pulse was 160. This doesn't happen all the time just randomly. Why?

May be extra pathway: You have what is called a paroxysmal (out of the blue and self limited rapid heart rate) tachycardia. This can be because of a hereditary electrical conduction disorder or an sensitive conduction system that fires randomly if you do not get enough sleep, take caffeine, use pseudo-fed type decongestants, or drink alcohol or use energy drinks like Monster. Usually benign but see cardiologist for Dx. ...Read more

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Is there a condition 'blue toe syndrome'? I have been told that it is an unknown pvd and that the pulse points down the left side of my body are weak?

Is there a condition 'blue toe syndrome'? I have been told that it is an unknown pvd and that the pulse points down the left side of my body are weak?

'blue toe syndrome': Blue (or purple) toe syndrome.

The blue (or purple) toe syndrome consists of the development of blue or violaceous discoloration of one or more toes in the absence of obvious trauma, serious cold-induced injury, or disorders producing generalized cyanosis. The major general categories are: (1) decreased arterial flow, (2) impaired venous outflo. ...Read more

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Every now and then my pulse shoots up rapidly and my heart beats so fast I begin to painc but after a few minutes i.M fine. What's happening to my body?

Every now and then my pulse shoots up rapidly and my heart beats so fast I begin to painc but after a few minutes i.M fine. What's happening to my body?

Go see your doctor!: Tell him/her what you've just noted. Your doc can check a simple ekg to look for abnormalities, draw blood to check your thyroid & chemistries and depending upon frequency of these episodes, can order either 24 hour holter monitor or an event (loop) recorder to look for what's going on when you have these episodes. In meantime, avoid caffeine & other (illegal) stimulants like energy drinks. ...Read more

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Stinging/pulsing pain on top left of head. Always same spot. No trauma before. Lasts from seconds to hours, it's random. Relaxing makes it go away?

Stinging/pulsing pain on top left of head. Always same spot. No trauma before. Lasts from seconds to hours, it's random. Relaxing makes it go away?

Migraine type: Headache may come with stress, Dehydration, Menstrual Period, High Chocolate and Cheese intake.
So try to drink lots of water, avoid heavy chocolate, caffine and Cheese intake and if it incapacitates you around your period you can talk to your doctor how to treat.
Good that you relax and may at times be taking Tylenol/Naproxen to help ...Read more

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I've had prob. With my BP and pulse and a racing heart today. I got a reading sitting of 103/54 p. 91 standing 123/104 p. 154 and random chest pain?

I've had prob. With my BP and pulse and a racing heart today. I got a reading sitting of 103/54 p. 91 standing 123/104 p. 154 and random chest pain?

Certainly suggests: An arrhythmia. ..Also an opportunity to make a diagnosis...So get yourself checked out so an ekg can be performed, diagnosis made & treatment initiated. ...Read more

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Sometimes as I fall asleep, I'll get this weird zappy "electric" pulsing feeling through my whole body and it feels like I can't move. What is this?

Sometimes as I fall asleep, I'll get this weird zappy "electric" pulsing feeling through my whole body and it feels like I can't move. What is this?

Strange sensation: This is a vague description of a nondescript sensation of no clinical significant. It is likely related to your IIH. ...Read more

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My son is 17 yrs and is just recovering from a viral fever, His body temperature is below 98° and his pulse is below 60 for last 2 days. Lofox given?

My son is 17 yrs and is just recovering from a viral fever, His body temperature is below 98° and his pulse is below 60 for last 2 days. Lofox given?

Question: Did not understand the question. Are u asking us if u shd start Lofox (Lomeflocacin)? If a viral fever was suspected and the patient is better now, and without fever there is no reason to start an antibiotic. If he is still not better he shd be seen again for a re evaluation. Or u can write again and ask us what you are worried about. ...Read more