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I can see my pulse bulging in my wrist, had an IV a few days ago, should I be worried?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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In brief: No

Ivs (which is an abbreviation for "intravenous" have nothing to do with your pulse (which is the pulsation of an artery).
Your radial artery is often visible as a pulsation on the inner aspect of your wrist just above your thumb. What you probably see is bulging of the vein. If it doesn't hurt, it's probably normal. (it will collapse if you raise you hand above the level of your heart).

In brief: No

Ivs (which is an abbreviation for "intravenous" have nothing to do with your pulse (which is the pulsation of an artery).
Your radial artery is often visible as a pulsation on the inner aspect of your wrist just above your thumb. What you probably see is bulging of the vein. If it doesn't hurt, it's probably normal. (it will collapse if you raise you hand above the level of your heart).
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