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Is a pulse like feeling in your abdomen normal? Im skinny and can feel it lying down.

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In brief: Yes

It is the abdominal aorta.
In fact, if you had someone place their ear on your abdomen they would hear the "whoosing" sound of the blood flow in the abdominal aorta. It may also feel "enlarged, " but if you are thin, it is not a problem.

In brief: Yes

It is the abdominal aorta.
In fact, if you had someone place their ear on your abdomen they would hear the "whoosing" sound of the blood flow in the abdominal aorta. It may also feel "enlarged, " but if you are thin, it is not a problem.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Even most men with cast-iron abs can feel that pulse. Only in very obese people is it impossible to feel.
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