2 doctors weighed in:

Why when I put my finger on my neck I can feel my heart beat?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Manjeet Singh
Cardiology - Cardiac Electrophysiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

I believe what you're feeling is a carotid pulse.
Carotid artery is one of the major arteries in your neck. This is a normal finding. If you feel your heart pounding/palpitations, then you should seek help.

In brief: See below

I believe what you're feeling is a carotid pulse.
Carotid artery is one of the major arteries in your neck. This is a normal finding. If you feel your heart pounding/palpitations, then you should seek help.
Dr. Manjeet Singh
Dr. Manjeet Singh
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Umesh Patel
Board Certified, Preventive Medicine
39 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
111,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors