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I'm a 23 y.O. Female, weigh 53 kg and can see/feel my heartbeat in my abdomen. Should I get it checked out?

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Dr. Perry Milman
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

Because you are thin, you are most likely seeing and feeling the normal pulsation of your aorta.
Unless this is something new, it probably does not need further evaluation.

In brief: Probably not

Because you are thin, you are most likely seeing and feeling the normal pulsation of your aorta.
Unless this is something new, it probably does not need further evaluation.
Dr. Perry Milman
Dr. Perry Milman
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Dr. Andrew Gentry
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Normal usually

There are is rare genetic disorder that affects some and usually the family history of ruptured aorta gives it a way (marfan syndrome).
But most people who are thin can feel the pulsations of the aorta no big deal.

In brief: Normal usually

There are is rare genetic disorder that affects some and usually the family history of ruptured aorta gives it a way (marfan syndrome).
But most people who are thin can feel the pulsations of the aorta no big deal.
Dr. Andrew Gentry
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: No

That's exactly what would be expected.
The pulsation from the abdominal aorta is normally visible in thin people. Moreover, an aneurysm (the pathological cause of a visible pulsation) doesn't occur in your age group.

In brief: No

That's exactly what would be expected.
The pulsation from the abdominal aorta is normally visible in thin people. Moreover, an aneurysm (the pathological cause of a visible pulsation) doesn't occur in your age group.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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