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Shortness Of Breath In Early 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
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
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. Burping occurs because the hormones in your body relax the muscles of the GI tract, causing more gas and bloating resulting in frequent burping. Both reverse after delivery. ...Read more
Are chest tightness, tiredness, shortness of breath, and light headedness early, mid, or late asthma attack symptoms?
Need evaluation: Symptoms of shortness of breath and frequent cough can be related to asthma or other conditions that can affect pregnant women including cardiomyopathy (heart problems). Allergies and asthma frequently occur together and if untreated or under treated can lead to serious consequences. It important these symptoms are addressed by a physician specialist soon. ...Read more
My symptoms are pain in lungs, and shortness of breath only during the night. Can i rule out pulmonary embolism?
Can shortness of breath be the only symptom of lung cancer...had clear chest xray and 2 negative d dimers (all 3 in December)...scared!
Pressure: 35 wks.: At 35 weeks of pregnancy, especially if it is your first, there is little room and your abdominal muscles are stretched, and the baby is moving actively. This is generally not caused by early labor. If the timing of the "tightness" is regular and every 4-6 minutes, you should be checked by your OB for early labor. If not, just wait: true labor is not subtle and you will know when it happens ! ...Read more
Can heart attack symptoms disappear after vomiting? Symptoms were extreme pain in chest all around through back. Shortness of breath. Sweating, vomit.
MI SYMPTOMS vomit: 52 F asks if heart attack Sx disappear after vomiting? ANS: usually not, so suggests due to GI problem such as hiatal hernia, reflux, gas(bad gas), Thanksgiving gorge, food poisoning, to mention a few. But recall that women do not have same Sx of heart attack as men. I would call primary care team. Or if u have had heart attack with these symptoms in past go to ER. Now would be good. ...Read more
About stage fright: Can beta blockers reduce the symptoms of shortness of breath and choking voice that can occur at the beginning of a speech? Thanks
Yes, but: Yes, but everyone responds to all medicines in their own unique way. To make matters even more complicated, beta blockers come in many versions and strengths. For stage fright, you need one that can readily cross the blood brain barrier. Propranolol is the best. One usually starts with 10 mg 1-2 hrs beforehand and if that's not effective, the dose can be upped to 20 or 40 mg. ...Read more
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
Constant shortness of breath all day and tightness in chest for 4 to 5 without any history of lung and heart disease. anxiety cause all day dyspnea?
Dyspnea d/t anxiety: While anxiety can certainly cause shortness of breath, and you point out you've had no cardiac or pulmonary problems in the past, but do have a history of anxiety -- it's also important to remember that anxiety is a diagnosis of exclusion. See your primary, esp if you have any assoc sxs like cough, fever. With medical causes ruled out, it would be time to pursue a more robust anxiety treatment. ...Read more
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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