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I am almost thirty-three weeks pregnant with my first child. I feel like i can not inhale enough air. And when I try to take a deep breath my chest hurts bad. My BPM is ormally 63 and has been in the high 90's this past week. What is going on?
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replied March 29th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
As pregnancy progresses, the uterus also grows causing chest discomfort. The physiological circulatory and respiratory changes also lead to breathing trouble and chest discomfort. If the symptoms have been persistent, you should consider visiting your treating doctor/gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation to rule out any other underlying causes. Appropriate measures (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet.
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