A member asked:

I am 7 months pregnant and experiencing heartburn and chest pain?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered

Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

OB: Please consult with your OB specialist, An over the counter antacid may be used, and the pharmacist can recommend a specific brand. The Use of most standard over the couner medications and dosing is usual fine. The chest pain may be related to GERD or from another cause. Report leg swelling, shortness of breath and cough to your OB specialist. Drink fluids and rest, reduce spicy foods/caffeine.

Answered 1/24/2021


Dr. Ramalingaier Parameswaran answered

Specializes in

Common due to reflux: Common during pregnancy due to reflux. May be helped with antacids, smaller meals and avoid recumbent position especially after eating. Does not reflect a heart problem, but get examined with detailed history.

Answered 1/30/2021



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