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My wife artery on the left side of her neck has been pulsing

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my wife artery on the left side of her neck has been pulsing today we went to an urgent care center and had EKG and vital check and everything was normal was recommended to go see her family doc and she is nervous as it still in pulsating from time to time
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?
Customer: It just started today and no numbness or tingling
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no other medical issues
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

on the neck, on both sides, you have your carotid artery which is suppose to pulse with your heart rate.

if she doesn't have much fat on the neck, you can see your carotid artery beat.

this is 100% normal.

she doesn't have to worry.

let me know if you have questions.