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Why can I see my heart beat in my leg?

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Dr. Neil Halin
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Transmitted pressure

What you are seeing is the pressure of the blood being pumped.
Many people can see their leg bounce a bit if their legs are crossed. Arteries expand slightly with each beat , that is how you can feel your pulse in your wrist.

In brief: Transmitted pressure

What you are seeing is the pressure of the blood being pumped.
Many people can see their leg bounce a bit if their legs are crossed. Arteries expand slightly with each beat , that is how you can feel your pulse in your wrist.
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