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Can pregnancy contribute to thoracic outlet syndrome?

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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree

In brief: Don't think so

Pregnancy doesn't cause this condition but your symptoms could worsen during pregnancy.

In brief: Don't think so

Pregnancy doesn't cause this condition but your symptoms could worsen during pregnancy.
Dr. Brian Mott
Dr. Brian Mott
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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

You need to have an extra first rib to have thoracic outlet syndrome but if you have it the pressure on the thorax may exacerbate symptoms if far along in pregnancy.

In brief: No

You need to have an extra first rib to have thoracic outlet syndrome but if you have it the pressure on the thorax may exacerbate symptoms if far along in pregnancy.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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