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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...

Is shortness of breath common in pregnancy?

Yes. A gradual shortness of breath is common in pregnancy. It is usually due to the growing uterus pressing up on the lungs combined with the hormone changes in pregnancy. Even though you are feeling short of breath after doing small things, you are still getting enough oxygen. However, if you have sudden shortness of breath or medical problems, you should see your doctor right away. Read more...
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...

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...

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...
Not usually. Hi! Most commonly, a missed menstrual period is the first sign of pregnancy. Other symptoms often include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, breast tenderness, or just feeling "different". Shortness of breath by itself would not suggest pregnancy (although a home pregnancy test can be used as early as 9 days after conception). Lots of causes for shortness of breath; a good start is CXR and an ECG. Read more...

Shortness of breath in pregnancy and frequent burping?

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...

When is shortness of breath something to worry about in pregnancy?

Asthma/Blood Clot. Shortness of breath can be a common normal change of pregnancy. However, if you are at any risk of a blood clot it's not normal, nor is it normal if you are an asthmatic. Typical shortness of breath while walking up stairs is common, shortness of breath at rest isn't. See you doctor right away, or the emergency room, if you are at all concerned. Read more...

Shortness of breath and faster heartbeat only in 3 weeks pregnancy. Should I be worried?

No. This is very common. It is due to the increase in your progesterone level. But f it becomes severe (and you have chest discomfort or cough or heart rate over 100 at rest or fever), get seen right away. Read more...
Contact OB MD. You need to contact your treating OB MD who can put your symptoms into the proper context knowing your history and give you an accurate answer. Read more...