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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When You Have Extreme Chest Pains And Your Pregnant

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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. Sheila Smith
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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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What kind of chest pains do pregnant people get ? I've been having tight sharp pains on both sides of my chest. For some weeks now. What can it mean

What kind of chest pains do pregnant people get ?  I've been having tight sharp pains on both sides of my chest. For some weeks now. What can it mean

Chest pain: Chest pain can be from heart disease , inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc). Pain may also originate from the joints between the breast-bone and ribs. Indigestion, gall-bladder disease, stomach ulcers and acid reflux into the food pipe may cause chest pain also. Breast pain may be related to hormone changes or fibrocystic breast disease. ...Read more

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20 years old 36 pregnant and had chest pain EKG said ant/septal and lateral st-t changes are abnormal what's going on what does that mean?

20 years old 36 pregnant and had chest pain EKG said ant/septal and lateral st-t changes are abnormal  what's going on what does that mean?

FromS-T ToShiningS-T: You need to discuss this in detail with your doctor. If you've had these EKG changes before then it's a moot point. If not known, again a moot point unless you have an underlying medical problem or they are suspecting a blood clot, which occurs more frequently during and after pregnancy.Or, it's probably "nothing," in the sense that medically you are OK.Please talk this over with your doctor ASAP! ...Read more

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Im very early in my pregnancy and im experiencing sharp cramping, some spotting, dizziness, nausea and chest pain. What does this mean?

Get seen now.: Cramping and bleeding is not normal. Get checked now, it can be a sign of miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy. It may also be nothing, but you need to call your doc now or get seen today at an ER (not an UC), especially with dizziness! Don't wait, don't drive while dizzy and in pain. ...Read more

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Seven months pregnant and now having chest pains. What could be wrong?

Seven months pregnant and now having chest pains. What could be wrong?

Chest pain: Consult your doctor, there are many possible causes, most aren't a big deal but should get your doctor involved to be sure there isn't something untoward going on. ...Read more

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I think i'm pregnant just to early to test. Along with other symptoms, i'm having chest pains, I have some heartburn as well. Is this a result of that?

I think i'm pregnant just to early to test. Along with other symptoms, i'm having chest pains, I have some heartburn as well. Is this a result of that?

Probably not: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don't occur until you have missed a period (usually around 6 to 8 weeks). See your dr if not improving. Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more