Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
132 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

Throbbing vein in left side of neck no pain

throbbing in left side of neck..no pain just strong pulsating...I had a pfo closure two years ago...after a stroke....concerned feels weird with my prior heart condition to add to this...I was diagnosed this week with stress fracture in my rt leg...extreme tenderness on my lower legs...and now left knee weakness...
Sun, 30 Jan 2011
Report Abuse
ENT Specialist 's  Response
Dear Yvette

as per your history you have suffered lot. you might have lossed lot weight also wht you are seeing is pulsation of your own vessels. dont worry its not problem.
I find this answer helpful
ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar Nanjasetty's  Response
Hi Yvette,

This is a normal phenomenon, the pulsating blood vessel is because of the carotids below it. It is commonly seen in emaciated and debilitated people because of the loss of subcutaneous fat. Do not worry, it seems to be a normal blood vessel.

Regards
Dr. Naveen Kumar
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in


Recent questions on Common carotid artery


Throbbing vein in left side of neck no pain

Dear Yvette as per your history you have suffered lot. you might have lossed lot weight also wht you are seeing is pulsation of your own vessels. dont worry its not problem.