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Throbbing spot above ear. Have heart failure. What could it be?

Hello and merry Christmas to you! I m worried because for a week now, I have a throbbing spot above my left ear. It feels like a throbbing vein or artery . It happens on many occasions during the day and it pulsates in the same rhythm as my heart. I can strongly feel the throbbing with my finger . I have heart failure , has it got to do with that? What could it be? Should I be worried, call the emergency doctor (on the second day of Christmas my doctor doesn t practice)? Thank you so much for your attention and reply! May God bless you and yours, Annemieke, Netherlands
Asked On : Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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HI I have through mail and came to know that you are having heart failure,the throbbing spot you feel which is synchronise with your heart beat is most liely is due to sudden increase in blood pressure.other possibility is of any are adviced to getyour blood pressure checked by your family doctor and to go for complete cardiovascular examination along with dopler study which will clearify the nature of lesion you have.thanks.
Answered: Sun, 30 Dec 2012
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