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I am a 33 yr old female. I have a visible and palpable pulse in my suprasternal notch for the past few weeks. I am freaking out. Thoughts?

I am a 33 yr old female. I have a visible and palpable pulse in my suprasternal notch for the past few weeks. I am freaking out. Thoughts?

Artery: This is most likely an artery and if it is very prominent, it's advisable to have your physician evaluate your neck for the possibility of an aneurysm or any other abnormalities. ...Read more

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Noticed I have palpable pulse at the suprasternal notch. I'm 21 female. Is this normal? What could it be? What problems can it cause? Thank you.

Noticed I have palpable pulse at the suprasternal notch. I'm 21 female. Is this normal? What could it be? What problems can it cause? Thank you.

Thin person yes: Thin person possible to feel transmuted pulses , vascular anomalies ( born with ) like aberrant subclavian artery, when crosses in front of trachea possible to feel. Speak to your doctor in your next visit. ...Read more

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I have lump in suprasternal notch exactly in centre in d hollow, what is the diagnosis and trtmnt?

I have lump in suprasternal notch exactly in centre in d hollow, what is the diagnosis and trtmnt?

See your physician: There are a number of possible causes for a lump in the suprasternal notch. It's not possible to give a precise diagnosis based on one sentence of information and no examination. The possible causes are numerous and range from benign fatty tumors(lipoma) to enlarged lymph nodes, cysts, and other conditions. See your physician for a proper examination. You may need an ultrasound of the mass. ...Read more

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Feels like a golf ball is stuck in my chest just below suprasternal notch. No pain just discomfort. What can this be?

Feels like a golf ball is stuck in my chest just below suprasternal notch. No pain just discomfort. What can this be?

Food most likely: You are 27 year old male with feelings of a mass in throat. Most likely it is a bolus of food that was not chewed enough. This is most common. If it has slowly progressed you may consider lymph nodes. See your doctor. He/she will ask about pain, ability to swallow liquids and solids. He/she will also ask about any recent travel, fevers, sleeping habits. ...Read more

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My 18 year old son has a pea size lump in his suprasternal notch and he says it has a little pain. He has had it and it has gotten bigger.

My 18 year old son has a pea size lump in his suprasternal notch and he says it has a little pain. He has had it and it has gotten bigger.

Get it checked: its hard to determine what it could be without examining him and getting a little more history. depending on whether the lump is subcutaneous or deeper it could be anything from a cyst to a thyroid nodule. have him see a doctor. ...Read more

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33 yr F. visible pulse in suprasternal notch. Bp 117/78, HR 65-80, no pain, 200 lb, 5 ft 4 in. Had ekg and it was normal.what likelihood of anuerysm?

33 yr F. visible pulse in suprasternal notch. Bp 117/78, HR 65-80, no pain, 200 lb, 5 ft 4 in. Had ekg and it was normal.what likelihood of anuerysm?

Still possible: A visible pulse does not always mean dilatation or aneurysm. Nevertheless an ECG does not delineate an aneurysm either. A tranthoracic echocardiogram to view root and ascending aorta would be more appropriate as first line noninvasive test ...Read more

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