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.

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Is shortness of breath a sign of early pregnancy?

It can be. Pregnancy can have a wide variety of symptoms. First confirm that you are pregnant then follow closely with your OB dr. They will know if you need any special testing such as an echo of the heart etc. Read more...

I'm 17 weeks pregnant and today after my shower I had shortness of breath is it normal to have shortness of breath this early?

Yes . You likely had the shortness of breath because of the hot water in the shower causing vasodilation in your body and then subsequent shortness of breath. The physiologic changes in cardiac and respiratory system have effects even at 17 weeks. Common when pregnant. If persists when not out of shower or if you have asthma, see doctor soon to tell about episode. Read more...

6 wks pregnant, shortness of breath. Never experienced it this early w/other pregnancies. A lot of women say it's normal from hormones. Is it normal?

Probably nl. It's normal for women to be short of breath with exertion, even in early pregnancy. If you feel short of breath resting, it's not normal. You are older than you were during earlier pregnancies and there may be other variables such as physical fitness? weight? perception? Read more...