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What causes breathlessness during the 9th month of pregnancy?

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Dr. Deepti Verma

OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine

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Posted on Tue, 11 Sep 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Hiiii I am pregnant and having completed my 38weeks 3 days but right now I am feeling breathless.... Should I visit to the doctor or wait for couple of hours....
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Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Consult immediately

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
If the breathlessness has appeared suddenly and was not there earlier in Pregnancy, then you should consult your OBGYN specialist immediately to rule out any cardiac ailment, lung pathology etc.

Regards,
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN
Maternal and fetal medicine specialist
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