Heart Disease Community
Visible pulse in wrist
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to angina, angioplasty, arrhythmia, bypass surgery, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, defibrillator, heart attack, heart disease, mitral valve, pacemaker, PAD, stenosis, and stress tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Visible pulse in wrist

I am a 30yo Male. For a few months now I have been able to see my pulse in my wrist, this is something that has me concerned because I have never noticed it before. Sometimes it is more intense than others, but it is always there. I have been to a cardiologist and I have and an ekg, and a stress echo, and he said everything is normal. My blood pressure has been normal, slightly high at times but always within "normal ranges" according to the 3 doctors I have seen. What my question is.....is this normal, or could there be something underlying, is this something I should worry about. It is painful occasionally, but I usually don't notice it unless I am looking at it.
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hi, sometimes when you lift loads or do exercises with that hand you are likely to see prominent pulsations in that hand so please don't worry. When we lose the subcutaneous fat also the pulses tend to appear prominent. As you have consulted doctors and have been investigated, the pulsations are unlikely to be significant. Regards.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
329165_tn?1412685860
Blank
Smiley2000
Australia
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ejoli commented on can-do-man's status
19 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Marisolsanchez commented on Abdominal Aortic Aneu...
Dec 17
11497835_tn?1418839592
Blank
SRS2 commented on Sleep Apnea and Night...
Dec 17
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
329165_tn?1412685860
Blank
Smiley2000
Australia
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL