Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
123 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes strong pulsating sensations in the stomach?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Arnab Banerjee

Critical Care Specialist

Practicing since :2012

Answered : 1290 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 16 Sep 2016 in Veins and Arteries
Question: I have a feeling of strong pulsating in the stomach area. It is not normal for me. It started at night and continues on and off during the day. I have no other symptoms, such as pain. Is it anything to worry about?
doctor
Answered by Dr. Arnab Banerjee 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
need further investigations as well as clinical evaluation..

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXX, Welcome to HCM,
I've gone through your query and understand your concern,

Now had this been experienced by you after dinner/ any certain meal / even after prolonged empty stomach, then it could've been attributed to the normal peristaltic movement of the bowels which can be felt occasionally like this, but from your description it's not like this..

It's most probably a conducted feeling of pulsation from the aorta some of which is right behind the stomach region, even this can be felt occasionally too, but in view of it's prolongation, I'd suggest you to schedule a short visit to your physician/ any cardiologist for a prompt clinical examination of the area and few basic necessary investigation (serial blood pressure recording, 12 lead EKG, Echocardiography and doppler study of the major vessels to rule out any underlying obstruction/ narrowing in the first place)..

It'll be even more relevant in case you've had any past/present history of vascular/cardiac concerns..

There are few other causes also, but let us determine the most relevant and most important cause as the first priority for further clarification..management will be entirely based on the finding, may be simple observation, but the exact cause is needed to be found at first..


Please get it done and let me know how you stay in the due course..

Let me know if there's any further queries, I'll be glad to clarify..

Take Care
Kind Regards

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Lab Tests
Medical Topics

Recent questions on  Aorta

doctor1 MD

In 2012 the doctors found a huge part of my aorta was blocked and only giving me 25% of the blood going down to my legs, so they did an operation...

doctor1 MD

Hi I am on Coumadin for 10 years because of I have a plastic aortic valve.I am on vacation in Fl. and have like 2 to 3 glass of wine per day. I...

doctor1 MD

my brother had a swelled aorta and was about to burst, they didnt want to operate but were forced to anyway. they repaired the aorta, when they...

doctor1 MD

hi there i had corrective surgry of coarctation of the aorta at 6 days old with having slight murmor and a bicuspic valve. I have been suffering...

doctor1 MD

A cat scan for the lungs revealed atherosclerosis of the great vessels , aorta and coronary arteries. Aorta and pulmonary arteries are normal in...

doctor1 MD

Hi Dr. XXXXXXX I've got a question for you regarding a bright area on an MRI . I'm curious if this is a blood vessel or an artifact. One...

doctor1 MD

My wife's scan of her heart shows a dilated aorta the right side is normal at 2CM but the left is distended to 4.3CM Currently the earliest we can...