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Heart beat: Visible heartbeat has little meaning medically. If it happens to be due an enlarged very sick, then it could be related to early death. If it was just a thin chest with a normal heart then it would not be a cause of early death. ...Read more
The aorta: Your abdominal aorta, the large artery carrying blood from the heart to the abdomen and legs, pulsates with each heartbeat. This can be visible if you are thin, have a lot of adrenaline in your system, or less commonly have a condition that creates a larger pulse pressure (like a leaky heart valve). It can also be a sign of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, so have an exam if you have any pain. ...Read more
I have a very visible heartbeat right in the center of my chest, but it doesn't hurt or anything. Is this normal? I am pretty skinny.
Yes: Very normal. At least you can watch your heart. ...Read more
What does a visible heartbeat in middle of Chest signify? I can be relaxed and still see it moving my shirt
Causes of a visible heartbeat?becomes noticeable when I lean back/lay down.very noticeable when sit down after exercise(can feel pounding).new for me?
May be normal: The heart beat may become visible in very thin individuals, especially lying down. It's also visible when the heart is working harder: after exercise is a normal time to notice it. When the heart is working harder, palpitations are also normal. Other causes: anxiety, fever, anemia, overactive thyroid, stimulants, beri-beri, aortic and mitral regurgitation and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. ...Read more
When I lay flat, left side of neck pulsates visibly with heartbeat. I can feel heartbeat over whole body. Visible heartbeat on chest too.?
17 yrs.athlete.pounding sensation in my neck and body exercising.try to block it out but feel it rly bad when stop.hr high, visible heartbeat on chest.
U need 2 C a card-: -iologist. You could have heart problems of high blood pressure problems. I you came 2 me with that complaint, that's where I would send U. I would expect a cardiologist 2 perform a stress test. U must talk 2 Ur parents about this as they make Ur medical decisions 4 U @ Ur age. ...Read more
Recently noticed a vein that is visible in my neck with a visible heartbeat. Is this because I'm too skinny or possibly because of a condition? 20yo m
Is a newly visible heartbeat(inarea of xiphoid process)&visible pulsations in stomach abve naval anything tobe concerned about? Theyseem 2 beat in sync
Experiencing heart symptoms for past few months.no diagnosis.really struggling, effecting life.visible heartbeat, pounding,hr much higher, very fatigued?
Detailed history : In cases where the symptoms are complex and the diagnosis is not straightforward, many clinicians would say that the most important step is detailed conversation with the patient to elucidate the history. Especially if some works up has already been done, a careful review of the story is the first step. Consider getting a consultation with a cardiologist in the office or here on HealthTap. ...Read more
Have taken ADD meds for years w/ no proplems. Recently experiencing tachycardia & visible heartbeat under sternum. Meds damaging heart?
May need : Reduction in med dosing. See your primary care doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
Had ECG and CT for chest pain 3 months ago. Still having sporadic pain & visible heartbeat in chest. Should I go back or stop worrying? I'm 27, F, thin
Very fatigued for months. Higher hr resting (80bpm vs 60). Hr high walking up 1 flight of stairs. Lightheaded standing.visible heartbeat chest/stomach?
Went to ER due to spotting had vaginal u/s and blood work told I was 5 weeks. Sac and fetal pole visible, no heartbeat. To early to tell?
Have rechecked with ob gyn for definite and accurate follow up Er is not the right place for such evaluation of fetal heartbeat and an
Assessment unless it was evaluated by the ob ultra sound trained tech and ob gyn ...Read more
Very visible and palpable heartbeat in the left side of chest. Mainly when laying down or after eating. Should I be worried??
Heartbeat: You may have a thin chest wall thereby enabling you to see your heartbeat. It is normal so not to worry ...Read more
LMP: The fetal heartbeat usually appears around 6 weeks from the lmp. Six weeks after conception is considered 8 weeks by the system we use. ...Read more
I'm on laxative multiple x daily due to bowels not working. Today very sick, slight fever, burning in upper abd., very nausea, heartbeat visible in ab?
Really NOT good...: Before you contemplate long term laxative dependency, seek medical evaluation--rule out metabolic causes of constipation (e.g. Low thyroid or adrenal conditions), distinguish slow versus normal transit constipation, consider a primary rectal dysfunction that may be treatable with biofeedback, check for structural pathology or extrinsic impingement, or intermittent ileus (e.g. Pseudo-obstruction). ...Read more
Bleeding episodes at 5w6d, fetal heartbeat visible but too weak to measure (60-80 by ob est), ccs normal embryo, high nk/tnfa. Chance to sustain preg?
I went for my 1st ultrasound today, am measuring just over 5 weeks, yolk sac was visible but no feotus/heartbeat, shud I worry?
6wks, spotting a week, elongated sac not round on US, looked full of blood (no yolk visible) fetal pole no heartbeat but right size. Any chance?
Do you know the actual measurements? There is a guideline that can be used called the 5-10-20 Rule for Crown Rump Lengths and Gestational Sacs
> if you have 5mm CRL you should see heart beat, this should be by/at 6 weeks
>if you have 10mm GS, you should see a yolk sac, if not then nonviable
>if you have 20mm GS, you should see a fetal pole, if not then nonviable. Again these just guidelines. ...Read more
Cause of overly strong pressure with each heart beat? Athlete and feel heartbeat everywhere, extremely hard, visible, don't feel myself.
Athlete,heart: Its imperative that you stop high output physical activity till formally evaluated by a cardiac specialist ...Read more
26 yo healthy F. Strong visible carotid pulses b/l with heartbeat 100% of time. Good exercise tolerance. No HTN. No other sx. Why? should I worry?
Since you are fit it: is likely you are fairly thin so your vessels in your neck are more visible. Nothing to worry about. Keep up the healthy life style! ...Read more
Methylphenidate has damaged me. My heartbeat is now visible below my sternum, I feel a knot, and neither were there before dosing. What could this be?
Anxiety: What you describe is consistent with anxiety. Your heartbeat is likely not visible but rather your breathing quickly. And the knot you feel is typical for an anxiety attack. It is a common side effect of stimulants and will pass and not return if you stop the medicine. The good news is that you are not damaged. ...Read more
May be normal: It is normal in thin individuals to see / feel your pulse in the upper abdomen. In that case there are no symptoms. It would also be normal to have a bounding pulse with exercise / fever/ anxiety etc. If you have additinal symptoms chest pain,shortness of breath, dizziness then further evalaution may be necessary ...Read more
I'm 16, noticed a visible pulse in sync with heartbeat in stomach. Never noticed before. This normal? Have hypertension. Strong heartbeat. Anxiety
23 year old male, thin, 6"2 178 lbs, visible pulsing in stomach above navel that follows heartbeat and noticeable laying on back. No other symptoms?
Pulsatile abdomen: In a thin young person, it is quite common to be able to see a pulsatile heartbeat, As long as you are not having pain with it, it is of no consequence. Don't worry. ...Read more
Visible pulse in jugular (random), heartbeat twitch in legs. I am 24y/o female 230lbs and 5'2. Not many other symptoms. Cheeks get warm and flushed.?
Easily palpable/visible pulse in neck chest stomach. Feel pounding heartbeat everywhere. Athlete. Been experiencing elevated HR slow HR recovery. Cause?
Check thyroid: Please check up for thyroid disorder. Most times goes undetected in young people ...Read more