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In the first trimester why would I feel a heartbeat sensation when laying my hands on my abdomen? And if so, will I feel it as my belly protrudes?

In the first trimester why would I feel a heartbeat sensation when laying my hands on my abdomen? And if so, will I feel it as my belly protrudes?

Probably your pulse: during the first trimester it is very hard to hear let alone feel a pulse from the baby. If you want to be certain, when you feel the pulse again, take the other hand and try to feel the pulse in your neck or chest. if the pulse you feel on your belly is the same as your neck or chest, then it is your own. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I sometimes feel my heartbeat in my leg, stomach, hand without touching the area? I feel the pulsating sensation.

Is it normal that I sometimes feel my heartbeat in my leg, stomach, hand without touching the area? I feel the pulsating sensation.

It can be considered: normal. You probably notice it isn't necessarily all the time..but occasionally one feels spontaneous pulsations. Usually this is when your heart is beating more forcefully or rapidly..when exercising or under stress. It can also happen when you are quiet and still and not distracted by other things. The hand and leg are a little unusual; if it progresses (more places/more often), talk to your doc ...Read more

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What does it mean to have s heartbeat in my stomach?

What does it mean to have s heartbeat in my stomach?

Pulsating artery: I'm guessing that you are thin and you can feel your aorta or even see it pulsating the aorta is a large artery that takes bloodvfrom the heart to the rest ofbthe body. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a heartbeat in your stomach?

What does it mean to have a heartbeat in your stomach?

Can be norm if thin: Most abdominal aortic aneurysms (aaas) are asymptomatic, not detectable on physical examination, and silent until discovered during other testing. Smoking, hypertension, and family history are clinical risk factors for the development of an aneurysm. Ultrasound, the preferred method of screening, is cost-effective in high-risk patients. If you are an at risk pt - get screened. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you feel a heartbeat in your stomach?

What does it mean if you feel a heartbeat in your stomach?

Common symptom: It could be a result of the heart itself resting upon the diaphragm (breathing muscle) which lies, just above the stomach. It could also mean the main artery, that feeds blood to the lower body, is being felt. Other possibilities too, since blood pulsates throughout your entire body. You should get a thorough history and physical exam, by your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a heartbeat in your stomach?

What does it mean if you have a heartbeat in your stomach?

Palpitations: One should not feel any heart beat in the stomach area, however in some rare instances that could probably indicate a possible aortic aneurysm (swelling or ballooning of the big artery in the body, namely aorta). Would recommend to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can feel heartbeat in your stomach?

Heartbeat in stomach: This sensation can be normal but at times it may signify a bulging out of the aorta or other vessel called an aneurysm of the vessel. This could be dangerous. Best if you make an appointment with your doctor for an examination to check this out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I can feel a heavy heartbeat in my stomach?

Many possibilities: I agree with the other answer given. However, if you are an adult person, the differential diagnosis must include an abdominal aortic aneurysm. You should absolutely discuss this with your primary doctor. Also, if symptoms persist or worsen, a trip to the emergency department may also be warranted. ...Read more

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What's it mean when you feel your heartbeat in your stomach while laying on your side?

What's it mean when you feel your heartbeat in your stomach while laying on your side?

Not unusual: Most probably, u r a thin person, & the "side" that u r laying on is the left side. The heart & the stomach lay side-by-side (separated only by the diaphragm), & especially when u lean to the left, the pulsations of the heart can b transmitted to the abdomen. You feel it against the hard surface of the floor. To my knowledge, there's no clinical significance of this symptom/finding. TTYD if worr ...Read more

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What it mean if i can see and feel a heartbeat in my stomach very well but dont have pain when i touch it?

What it mean if i can see and feel a heartbeat in my stomach very well but dont have pain when i touch it?

May be normal: In your stomach is the aorta and one can feel that pulse when teh hear beats. It is easier to feel if you are thin. You did not mention your age and if you are older, if you smoke, if you vascular disease this can be a problem. You need to clarify with your physican. ...Read more

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