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Dr. James Ferguson
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is shortness of breath common in pregnancy?

Is shortness of breath common in pregnancy?

Yes: Shortness of breath could be due to asthma or other complications during pregnancy. Shortness of breath is also a normal sensation frequently experienced during pregnancy due to the influence of the enlarged uterus on the diaphragm. Ask your ob/gyn doctor to listen to your lungs or check with your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Gerd in pregnancy and shortness of breath?

Gerd in pregnancy and shortness of breath?

Common: Common during pregnancy. You need more oxygen during pregnancy and the body adapts to this. Also as the growing baby/uterus pushes against your diaphragm (muscle of breathing) your breathing might feel more labored. Gerd occurs for the same reason. It also occurs because the hormones make the muscle from the stomach to the esophagus more relaxed, causing reflux. Both reverse after delivery. ...Read more

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Is shortness of breath only symptom of pregnancy ? Or more?

Is shortness of breath only symptom of pregnancy ? Or more?

No: Shortness of breath is not a symptom of pregnancy.Later in pregnancy,the enlarged uterus can restrict your ability to take a full breath and you may feel SOB as a result. ...Read more

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What are the causes of dizziness during week 33 of pregnancy?

What are the causes of dizziness during week 33 of pregnancy?

Many causes: Dehydration, low blood sugar, infections are just the start of a long list. Call your OB and discuss. Dizziness should be addressed, not ignored. ...Read more

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What are the risks of pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy?

What are the risks of pulmonary hypertension during pregnancy?

Big: Very complex condition, if taking era drugs are toxic. Other no, will depend on the pressures, fc, etc.Talk with your ph expert soon or ger a ph center appt. ...Read more

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Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Not sure: I am not sure i understand the question. Palpitations can occur at specific times such as late at night when you are lying down. Or they can occur after drinking coffee or alcohol. In some cases they are more common during or after exercise. Sometimes the timing helps us in treatment. (if they always occur after alcohol for instance). Then you could mean how long they last, (momentary or hours). ...Read more

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What are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

What are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

70% recurrance risk: Recurrance risk for cholestasis of pregnancy can be as high as 70% in subsequent pregnancies. There is no current therapy to lessen the risk or prevent those recurrances. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pulmonary embolism pe?

What are the symptoms of pulmonary embolism pe?

Short of breath: Sudden onset shortness of breath. Sometimes sharp chest pain that changes with breathing. Rapid heart rate and occasionally if big pe dizziness and fainting. ...Read more

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Are chest tightness, tiredness, shortness of breath, and light headedness early, mid, or late asthma attack symptoms?

Are chest tightness, tiredness, shortness of breath, and light headedness early, mid, or late asthma attack symptoms?

Asthma: These are common symptoms in asthma exacerbations of all degrees and should prompt you to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Is dizziness early signs of pregnancy?

Is dizziness early signs of pregnancy?

It can be.: Classic pregnancy symptoms usually don’t begin until the day your period is missed or after that. These can include: tender or swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of a period; increased frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. There may be an ^ in white vaginal discharge. Take a hpt to know. ...Read more

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Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

Abdominal heaviness a sign of early pregnancy?

Not reliable: Abdominal heaviness is not a reliable sign of early pregnancy. More reliable is a missed period, nausea, breast tenderness. Check a pregnancy test starting 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. Abdominal heaviness more likely to be intestinal, possibly related to food impacting intestines. ...Read more

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What are the risks of congestive heart failure in pregnancy?

What are the risks of congestive heart failure in pregnancy?

Death, injury.: Congestive heart failure is dangerous for anyone, but particularly for pregnant women. It can lead to maternal death, pregnancy complications (preterm labor, cesarean section, fetal distress) and need for intensive care. Management with maternal-fetal medicine and cardiology specialists is warranted. ...Read more

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Symptoms of tubal pregnacy?

Symptoms of tubal pregnacy?

Pain and bleeding: Most common symptom is abdominal/pelvic pain and vaginal bleeding. If you start to have nause or shoulder pain, that could be a sign of severe internal bleeding and you should go to the er immediately. If you are worried at all, i recommend you seek medical attention right away. Urgent care or soonest available appointment with a physician. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath on exertion while pregnant at 28 weeks too early?

Shortness of breath on exertion while pregnant at 28 weeks too early?

Not necessarily. : Your OB should evaluate you with this complaint. This is a very common complaint in advancing pregnancy. There are also other causes of shortness of breath that are less common, but potentially harmful. ...Read more

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What causes dizziness at 32weeks of pregnancy?

Lightheaded: Dizziness can either be a spinning type(vertigo) or lightheadedness. Vertigo may be caused by an inner ear problem and is worse on turning your head. Lightheadedness can be caused by low blood pressure, anemia, slow heart rate, nausea. See your physician for an exam. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant with chest pain and shortness of breath. I will not have a chest CT angiogram. Will the Drs just put me on heparin without me havin ct?

I'm pregnant with chest pain and shortness of breath. I will not have a chest CT angiogram. Will the Drs just put me on heparin without me havin ct?

Discuss with doctor: How far along are you in your pregnancy? Abdomen can be shielded to minimize exposure to the fetus. It is not feasible to advise without knowing more about your health. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more