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On the right side of my head, I can sometimes feel a pulse. Is this normal?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Likely

You are most likely feeling the temporal artery.
You should be able to feel it on both sides. A good spot to check is right in front of the ear in the crease.

In brief: Likely

You are most likely feeling the temporal artery.
You should be able to feel it on both sides. A good spot to check is right in front of the ear in the crease.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Could be

Generally normal, but if it is too prominent you should see your primary doctor.

In brief: Could be

Generally normal, but if it is too prominent you should see your primary doctor.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
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