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A 25-year-old female asked:

8 weeks pregnant. just got over a head cold. and noticed as i walk up hills or fast walk i'm extremely breathless. i never ever exercise, is that why?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Shortness of breath: Yes, this may be a combination of being out of shape, pregnant and possibly anemic, but the best thing to do for your and your baby's sake is to go and see your doctor and make certain nothing else is going on. Good luck and have a great baby.

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Last updated Feb 5, 2014

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