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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   ii have a pulse in my stomach above my belly button, do u kno wot this is?
Doctor :   pulse means?
User :   heartbeat
User :   kinda of
Doctor :   yes this is the transmitted aorta pulsation
Doctor :   it is visible in some individual
Doctor :   and it is normal
User :   could it not b pregnancy, i have the rod in my arm so i odubt it alot
User :   doubt*
Doctor :   doubt for what? it is normal, and it is not a sign of pregnancy
User :   ok , i doubt that i could be pregnant so just making sure. why do i have it
Doctor :   like the pulse you feel in the arm
User :   yeah but stronger
Doctor :   it is the abdominal pulsation
Doctor :   it is stronger because aorta is a major vessel and is near to heart
User :   ok phew i was scared thank u
Doctor :   and is bigger than the arm vessel
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