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Culver City, CA
A 27-year-old female asked:

Postpartum fatigue , pressure in head dizziness shortness of breath . had every test normal ? feel so weak and blurry vision , short breathe .

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Dr. Keith Leap
Emergency Medicine 30 years experience
Go to ER: Post-partum fatigue is not unusual. But, shortness of breath and blurry vision are concerning. If you're very recently post-partum, there's still a concern for blood pressure related problems like toxemia (or pre-eclampsia/eclampsia). Those can make you feel short of breath and dizzy. And being post-partum is also a risk for blood clot in your lung. You should call your doctor and go to ER.
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