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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Have A Strong Pulse In My Stomach

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What could be the cause of a strong pulse in buttocks when laying on stomach in bed? Is this a symptom of high bp? 19 year old male.

What could be the cause of a strong pulse in buttocks when laying on stomach in bed? Is this a symptom of high bp? 19 year old male.

Not Likely: A pulse felt in the buttock area may be the blood vessel sensation. Symptoms of high blood pressure start weith headaches, blurred vision etc.If you have concerns about your BP, you should get it checked out a few times at a nearby drug store to reassure yourself and consult your PCP if any doubt. Feel good! ...Read more

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I have had no appetite for 8 weeks, feel full all the time (and very full after eating). Also I have a strong pulse in my stomach. Any ideas on what it is?

I have had no appetite for 8 weeks, feel full all the time (and very full after eating). Also I have a strong pulse in my stomach. Any ideas on what it is?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a strong pulse in my stomach?

Is it normal to have a strong pulse in my stomach?

Possibly: The abdominal aorta may be easily palpable in a slender person with no abnormality. Check your BP to see that it is not elevated. Have your abdomen examined to screen for possible aneurysm. ...Read more

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I feel a strong pulse in my stomach when I lay on my back. Is it something to worry about?

I feel a strong pulse in my stomach when I lay on my back. Is it something to worry about?

Unlikely: You're 18. I'm guessing you're thin? If so, it's perfectly normal to feel your abdominal aorta (your biggest artery) when you lie on your back. ...Read more

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For a year now i can feel a strong pulse in my stomach, about an inch below my ribs, in the center of both ribs. I feel it when pressing on area. Why?

For a year now i can feel a strong pulse in my stomach, about an inch below my ribs, in the center of both ribs. I feel it when pressing on area. Why?

Probably your Aorta: I suspect you are feeling your aorta pulsating- this is the largest artery in the body and the abdominal portion of it is located where you are describing. It would be a good idea to have your doctor examine you and confirm this though, especially if you are having any abdominal or back pain as that could signify a problem with it. ...Read more

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Does the aorta pulsate ? Strong pulse in my stomach. Scared could be a AAA although I've had it as long as I can remember. (Years). Female and 17

Does the aorta pulsate ? Strong pulse in my stomach. Scared could be a AAA although I've had it as long as I can remember. (Years). Female and 17

Calm down.....: Relax, there is nothing terribly unusual about discovering the existence of various pulse points throughout the body. The aorta is the largest vessel leaving the heart and as the heart pulses, so goes the aorta. It's unusual that a 17 yo girl would ask about this, so i wonder if you've discovered a family history of AAA. ...Read more

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I'm feeling a strong pulse in my stomach. I have ehlers danlos syndrome type four and a hernia above my navel. Slight stomach pain. What is this???

Risk for aneurysm: The connective tissue disorders, Marfan and ED are also associated with vascular aneurysms. An ULTRASOUND of your abdomen with attention to the pulsatile area will answer the most concerning question, do you have a vascular aneurysm?? Don't delay. Be well. ...Read more