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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 when you can feel heartbeat in your stomach?

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'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 does it mean when you can see and feel a heartbeat in your stomach and when you touch it it hurts and feels like there's a lump there?

What does it mean when you can see and feel a heartbeat in your stomach and when you touch it it hurts and feels like there's a lump there?

Heartburn: Heartburn and gastritis will irritate the lining of the stomach in the lower part of the esophagus and can often times present with tenderness in the upper abdominal region. The lump you are feeling there is probably your xiphoid bone that has recently come to your attention. This is a small bone right at the bottom of the breastplate. ...Read more

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What if you have heartbeat in your stomach?

What if you have heartbeat in your stomach?

If you are slender: it may the pulsations of your abdominal aorta. ...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 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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In a very thin person is it normal to feel your heartbeat in your stomach when laying flat on back? Sometimes its very strong other times its faint

In a very thin person is it normal to feel your heartbeat in your stomach when laying flat on back? Sometimes its very strong other times its faint

Feeling heartbeat: You are likely feeling your aortic pulsation simply due to being very thin. This sensation can normally vary from weak to strong. I wouldn''t worry. ...Read more

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Why do I feel a heartbeat in my stomach?

Why?: Your largest artery-the aorta passes there. If you're thin, if you press in on your stomach - it's normal to feel it. If you're feeling it while you're standing up or doing things, it may be abnormal and should be checked to rule out an aneurysm. ...Read more

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Why can I feel my heartbeat in my stomach?

Why can I feel my heartbeat in my stomach?

Heart beat: You may have a thin abdominal wall and you are feeling your descending aorta pulsating.it is a normal phenomenon ...Read more