Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
186 Doctors are Online

Shortness of breath while pregnant, do I need to be concerned ?

I'm pregnant, I laid in bed and now feel out of breath and my heartbeat is beating pretty fast, do I need to be concerned? I wasn't doing anything before bed and I've switched positions to see if that would help and it didn't....
Asked On : Tue, 23 Feb 2010
Answers:  2 Views:  887
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
  User's Response

hi i was the same dont worry as your body is going through alot of changes your heart has to work faster to get the blood round your system also the baby growing presses up onto your lungs and makes you short of breath if you are truly concernd seek medical advice or speak to your health visitor some people suffer with palpapatations and shortness of breath i did and i was healthy i had my last child at 42 and  you i am sure are alot younger than me good luck on your arrival

Answered: Sat, 13 Mar 2010
  Anonymous's Response

Heart beating very fast means something is wrong within, so you should consider to rush to the ER  and get an ECG done. Once done with it, it shall have improvement and u would be fine.

Answered: Tue, 23 Feb 2010
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor