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Is there chest pain associated with pregnancy?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

Chest pain may or may not be associated with pregnancy.
It may usually due to other causes such as musculoskeletal and acid reflux.

In brief: Not usually

Chest pain may or may not be associated with pregnancy.
It may usually due to other causes such as musculoskeletal and acid reflux.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Bradley Peckler
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Can occur

There can be many causes but some are very concerning.
Most commonly will be reflux from the organs being displaced up because of the uterus. More concerning causes include pulmonary embolus, aortic dissection, and cardiomyopathy. It is best to see a doctor to sort it out.

In brief: Can occur

There can be many causes but some are very concerning.
Most commonly will be reflux from the organs being displaced up because of the uterus. More concerning causes include pulmonary embolus, aortic dissection, and cardiomyopathy. It is best to see a doctor to sort it out.
Dr. Bradley Peckler
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: It can be

Usually its musculoskeletal especially as the baby grows and causes a change in posture.
Also for many reasons pts get acid reflux and can cause chest pain . Rarely pts can have aortic dissection and coronary dissections that can be fatal.

In brief: It can be

Usually its musculoskeletal especially as the baby grows and causes a change in posture.
Also for many reasons pts get acid reflux and can cause chest pain . Rarely pts can have aortic dissection and coronary dissections that can be fatal.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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